Posts Tagged: Gaming

Misc.

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The last I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue was a great, catch it before the next on Monday evening. “Diagnostic – A Welshman unsure if god exists. Realist – A catalogue of bottoms. … Newcastle – To drop an atom bomb on Peirs Morgan.” Day made, mind blown: it’s Portal in ASCII Enviro-Bear iPhone game…. Read more »

Augmented Reality stepping up

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Couple of things out in the last few days on AR; “Layar shows you what is around you by displaying realtime digital information on top of reality through the camera of the mobile phone. Just flip through the directory of layers and find ATM’s, bars, houses for sale, hotels and other cool stuff around you.”… Read more »

It’s only Thursday

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Issues with Tor; “Victims of Egerstad’s research project included embassies belonging to Australia, Japan, Iran, India and Russia. Egerstad also found accounts belonging to the foreign ministry of Iran, the United Kingdom’s visa office in Nepal and the Defence Research and Development Organization in India’s Ministry of Defence. In addition, Egerstad was able to read… Read more »

Feed reader generated content

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“The veteran Scrobblers [Last.fm users] amongst you will probably remember our ‘moderation system’ – this was a user-voting system that let you propose and merge artists, ultimately fixing misspelled artists by creating aliases to the correct version. We are planning to bring this back in a big way, addressing not only artists, but albums and… Read more »

Red sky at night

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Jeremy Paxman’s @ Edinburgh International Television Festival: The James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture; “the bigger question is whether the BBC itself has a future. Working for it has always been a bit like living in Stalin’s Russia, with one five-year-plan, one resoundingly empty slogan after another. One BBC, Making it Happen, Creative Futures, they all blur… Read more »