Monthly Archives: April 2011

Presented without comment #10

‘A journalist kicking it old school on Twitter‘ by Mark Colvin at The Punch. The phones were the first to go, replaced first by push button models and electronic switchboards that let you do your own dialling, then gradually by … Continue reading

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A short word on Portal 2

This post is spoiler free so stress less. I just wanted to try and briefly elaborate on some comments I made over twitter last night. I asked on twitter, “Does anyone care that I don’t think Portal is quite as amazing as … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #9

‘The Different Types of Comments People Leave‘ by Leigh Alexander at Thought Catalog. The internet is widely perceived to be a ‘content democracy.’ whereby an equal-opportunity platform places all contributors on the same footing. Most are under the impression there … Continue reading

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A Personal Crysis

I reviewed Crysis 2 for Killscreen, and in it I said things like this: Crysis was actually two things: a tech demo, and a sequence of tropical playgrounds built to demonstrate how much fun it can be to jump off … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #8

‘Is Twitter Biased? Yep‘ by Jonathan Oake at Spongeist. Is Twitter biased? Of course it is. It is a self-selecting sample, and as such will always exhibit a bias. If you set up a stall offering free cupcakes, you’re going … Continue reading

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Apologies and News

Something went seriously haywire with the blog back-end the other day. It started posting the RSS of all my Facebook links as individual posts on the site. No warning, nothing changed, it just decided to start doing it. Weird, right? … Continue reading

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Presented without comment #7

‘The need to protect the internet from ‘astroturfing’ grows ever more urgent‘ by George Monbiot at The Guardian (make sure to watch the video). As the Daily Kos has reported, the emails show that: • Companies now use “persona management software”, … Continue reading

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Zizek’s Face for Television

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