Monthly Archives: December 2014
As 2014 winds down; peace, hope, prosperity, health, happiness, good fortune and love are not just ideals but verbs that all of humanity can readily embody!
Bravo to the inventor of a wind-up powered radio (and to everyone else who strives to make the world a better place through invention, innovation and/or just simply giving of themselves!) (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/u6CfKq
It looks as though the ‘Great Firewall of China’ has been successful in shutting down Gmail within the PRC; yet, potentially, another boon for local alternatives and ‘shot-across-the-bow’ for all others… (Source) NY Times: http://goo.gl/iADEzs
Score one for Sony. Take one away for any given theater that declined to show The Interview (due to missing out on the buzz surrounding said film).
In light of Sony’s hit movie (Bit Torrent) The Interview being the firm’s #1 online movie the company might want to look more seriously at said distribution model (independent of the circumstances surrounding said release).
For those keeping track, The Interview is a bonafide, Bit Torrent hit! Leaving the Sony hacking aside, this is paradoxical considering how much energy, money and time Hollywood focuses on DRM… (Source) Torrent Freak: http://goo.gl/rvvOaQ
Kudos to Sony for releasing said movie on-line versus completing capitulating in light of the significant / damaging corporate hacking (attack) that the firm experienced.
According to Blizzard Entertainment’s CCO (Chief Creative Officer) video games should be included / recognized as a part of the Olympics… (Source) BBC: http://goo.gl/XP4NRB