This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."
Hardcore Gaming 101 is a "classic gaming review" with all kinds of information (e.g., history), comments, screen shots/captures, downloads, etc. Note th
Pouet shares a 2.25 minutes video that spoofs/parodies computer demonstrations/demos. with real food.
Ville-Matias Heikkilä (viznut/pwp) shares his random thoughts about the future of the demoscene titled "The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s" -- "In end of a decade is often regarded as an end of an era. Around the new year 2009-2010, I was thinking a lot about the future of demo art, which I have been involved with since the mid-nineties. The mental processes that led to this essay were also inspired by various events of the 2010s..."
Valve Video Games' Television (TV) Commercials/Spot/Advertisements (Ads.) from 1986 for Portal and Left 4 Dead (L4D).Submitted by ant on Fri, 09/03/2010 - 1:51pm. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Funny Videos/Animations | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Personal | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Television (TV) Show/Movie | Videogame Console
rationallyPARANOID has a list of commercial products that included malware since 2000.
Apple iPhone 4: The Dark Side of the Force -- Reality distortion field remains strong with Steve Jobs after antennagate.Submitted by ant on Mon, 07/19/2010 - 5:25am. Apple | Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Funny Videos/Animations | Hardware | New Version/Update/Upgrade | News | Personal | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology
This XKCD comic strip shows what your overlord and other computer people/geeks/nerds go through with support
This Dilbert comic strip shows why your overlord doesn't help with other people's computers
Starring the Computer is "a website dedicated to the use of computers in film and television/TV. Each appearance is catalogued and rated on its importance (i.e., how important it is to the plot), realism (how close its appearance and capabilities are to the real thing) and visibility (how good a look does one get of it).
Pingdom reports the developer obsession with code names with 114 interesting examples
Root Wireless - How Good Is Your Mobile Carrier? Compare carrier coverage in your United States/U.S. area.Submitted by ant on Sat, 05/22/2010 - 6:26am. Communication | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Reading Materials | Sight Seeings | Technology | Transportation/Travel
Digg shares CNET's online interactive Google Maps (#1 or #2) showing "a powerful tool for determining the best carrier for your neighborhood, commute route or workplace. Many cellular coverage maps are based largely on distance from the closest cell tower. In reality, however, coverage is dependent on a range of factors including terrain, time of day, number of users and even handset manufacturer.