Posts Tagged ‘internet’

The very weird resurgence of “Bee Movie”

by trekkiemarkon 28/11/2016
“According to all known laws of aviation there is no way a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway because bees don’t care what humans think is impossible.” In 2007 Dreamworks Animation produced Bee Movie, a fairly standard anthropomorphic animal kids CG animated […]

Who Should I Cosplay As???

by Laura Maieron 13/08/2014
  There’s been a trend recently, in various Facebook communities, for posts like this: They are numerous. They are irritating. But, they are understandable. Although it is infuriating to have your newsfeed clogged up with the faces of people you’ve never met and probably never will, it is a valid question. Let’s face it, despite […]

Pokémon plays Twitch – The Social Experiment

by Daniel Delargyon 18/03/2014
All Hail the Helix Fossil – whilst it may seem to some that this phrase is gibberish being typed out by someone who should go seek help, there are some who see this as the latest form of prayer to a higher god. Whilst it may seem like a generation ago for some, Twitch Plays […]

Happy 25th Birthday Internet! 25 Things we wouldn’t have without you

by James Woodheadon 12/03/2014
Today’s world couldn’t exist without the internet. From it’s humble beginnings as an exchange network between mainframe systems to the sprawling interconnected universe of machines that our lives revolve around. You feel it when you go to work, when you pay your taxes, when you go to church…(well maybe not that last one…) although it’s fair […]

Know your Inflight WiFi prices

by Matt Gearyon 13/02/2014
Don’t know about you but I’m hooked to the internet nearly 24/ 7. I NEEEED it, to the point that if I don’t have wifi access, in some guise,  I get withdrawal symptoms…. Starts rocking back and forth in the corner. No truer is this statement than when I’m at the airport / on a […]

The Creator of the Mouse has Died

by Stephen Breweron 04/07/2013
Douglas Engelbart, 88, died yesterday at his home in California from kidney failure. According to an e-mail from his daughter he passed away peacefully in his sleep. For those who don’t know, Engelbart was a great man, father of the computer mouse and so many other basic concepts that have driven our personal machines / the modern […]

Xbox Comes clean

by TheWookieon 14/06/2013
Xbox Engineer Comes clean about XboxOne   While perusing Internet, I came across an article about the XboxOne that actually made whole hell of a lot of sense. Still not 100% convinced to buy one but here is what he had to say about it, as well as my reactions to some of his responses. […]

Digital Property Rights and Ownership; How Far Is Too Far?

by Matt_Walklateon 07/04/2013
With the recent release of Sim City now being widely recognised as the worst release of any AAA game, there is understandably a lot of anger in the community at the moment. A month has gone by since the game’s US release, and complaints about draconian DRM measures are only just beginning to dissipate. But […]