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Karateka returns with a remake.

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Jordan Mechner recently announced that his original/classic Karateka game is getting a remake on today's video game console. Wired News also mention it in details. However, no images and gameplays from the upcoming remake game yet.

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15 worst Internet privacy scandals of all time.

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This four pages Network World article (one print page) lists the "15 worst Internet privacy scandals of all time -- Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Sony named in our Online Privacy Hall of Shame"

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The State of the Demoscene: 1991 - 2011. Also, Demoscene Research.

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In Gloom Pouet BBS thread mentioned his blog on "the state of the demoscene: 1991 - 2011". It has a lot of details like graphs.

Also, Marq mentioned his Demoscene Research -- "scientific material concerning the demo culture. Demoscene Research is a collection of scientific material concerning the demo culture, also known as the scene. Major part of the page is an extensive bibliography of demo-related books, theses, articles and online material. We also maintain a list of researchers who have studied the scene. News and demo-related discussions are disseminated in the blog on the front page. There is also a related newsgroup, Demo Research, where we post the most important news so that you can read and discuss them by email..."

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Evolution of the Solid-State Drive (SSD)

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a seventeen/17 pages slide show (one ugly web page showing all images as thumbnails)

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Abobo's Big Adventure: A retro Flash parody game which pays tribute to the 8-bit glory days of the Nintendo Entertainment System

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On your overlord's birthday, The Daily What Geeks shared an old school, 8-bit action platform game titled "Abobo's Big Adventure" on NewGrounds and its official web site -- "... a parody game which pays tribute to the 8-bit glory days

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The Restart Page -- An interactive web site of rebooting the most significant operating system (OSes).

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TidBITS mention The Restart Page shows "a tribute to the most significant operating system (OSes) ..." and "Free unlimited rebooting experience from vintage operating systems."

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Blizzard's Extended Diablo Retrospective Video

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Blizzard has a eleven minutes has an "extended Diablo retrospective -- This Diablo retrospective was a labor of blood, sweat, and hellfire...

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10/Ten Signs You're an Aging Gamer

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This old Digg story shares an old two pages OC Weekly Blog on the "Ten/10 Signs You're an Aging Gamer".

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2011 Video Game Awards (VGA)

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Spike has an one hour, 25 minutes, and 12 seconds video of a recently aired video game awards episode -- "The 2011 Video Game Awards (VGA), hosted by Zachary Levi (Chuck Bartowski), is the year's biggest night in gaming. Featuring world premiere trailers, tons of celebrities and a performance..."

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Siri: The Holiday Horror Movie Trailer -- Beware the upgrade...

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VideoSift shares a two minutes and 12 seconds YouTube video showing a movie trailer parody/spoof for "Siri: The Holiday Horror".

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What If Seinfeld Had Social Media? [Comic]

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Walyou shares C-Section Comics' funny comic strips based on Seinfeld and today -- "One of the best things about the 90s was the TV/television show Seinfeld.

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Windows Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Test

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OSNews shares InfoWorld's test/quiz/exam(ination) on Windows Intelligence Quotient (IQ) -- "With a new version of Windows just around the corner -- well, maybe a long corner -- it's time to dust off those gray cells and see how much you really know about the inner workings of the current versions of everyone's favorite whipping post.

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Apple QuickTime turned 20 years old.

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TidBITS shares a three pages Reghardware article on Apple QuickTime turning 20 years a few days ago -- "Apple's multimedia foundation, QuickTime, was released to the public 20 years ago...

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From Anonymous to Hackerazzi: The year in security mischief-making...

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NetworkWorld has a seventeen/17 slides/pages gallery (one/single ugly Deslided web page) showing "From Anonymous to Hackerazzi: The year in security mischief-making -- It wasn't a good security year from RSA (Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman) break-in to hacks on Sony, Google, and Facebook..."

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The Sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist Who Gave Computing a Human Face

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Neatorama shares a PLoS Blogs Network article on "the sketchbook of Susan Kare, the artist who gave computing a human face -- The gestures and metaphors of icon-driven computing feel so natural and effortless to us now

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