Queens hardcore trio Show Me The Body, who roll alongside NYC/XL Recordings hip hop trio Ratking and DIY crew/label Letter Racer, have been steadily building a following across the five boroughs, demolishing DIY venues and house shows with their unapologetic brand of NYC hip-hop tinged hardcore punk that falls somewhere between Beastie Boys and Fugazi.   Their new EP is due out April 21st.  BitTorrent fans get an exclusive first look.  Download the Bundle to unlock the new four-track EP, music videos, and a collection of exclusive digital zines.

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In this edition of Friday Download: why BitTorrent Bundle might be your new bookstore. With the release of paygates, BitTorrent Bundle has become the ideal platform for writers, whether independent or represented, to get their work in front of prospective readers. Not only can a single Bundle handle all file types, but it allows for the artist and publisher to craft an experience around their story.

This experience can be achieved by bundling supplemental content to extend the boundaries of the worlds within their books, including videos of readings and Q&A sessions by the author, or publishing a preview of sequels they are in the midst of writing. The flexibility of the Bundle platform is a blank page that can carry the literature beyond the pages of a pdf.

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Photos and videos take up a lot of space on our phones, especially with the resolution increasing with each new device that comes out. Typically when we think of backing up our files, it involves uploading them onto a cloud service.

Getting work done these days can often include little more than a laptop. It’s helped give rise to the nomad worker, an individual who’s not tied to a central location – working wherever it makes best sense (maybe they’re a freelancer, a remote worker, or self-employed). In this scenario, when a person does work anywhere/everywhere,…

Distributed Browser Expands Test Group, Introduces Developer Tools In December we announced the release of the alpha version of Project Maelstrom and shared our vision for a distributed web. It’s a vision for the Internet that we’ve long held at BitTorrent; we believe its a necessary innovation to sustain a truly neutral, content-friendly network.

Today marks the next step toward a distributed web with the beta release of Project Maelstrom. With Project Maelstrom, we aim to deliver technology that can sustain an open internet; one that doesn’t require servers, that allows anyone to publish to a truly open web, and that uses the power of distributed technology to scale…