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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The digital rights management (DRM) graveyard: A brief history of digital rights management in music.Submitted by ant on Fri, 11/04/2011 - 10:30am. Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | General Computing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | Internet/Network | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Security/Privacy | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie
Here are three/3 videos from the web site's outage/down earlier today:
Blue's News share a two pages Cracked article, with cussings like in the title, on the "five (5) classic games you didn't know had what the f**k (WTF) backstories" -- "A lot of classic arcade games have straight-forward, logical plots that drive them: Turtle dragon stole your woman, stomp mushrooms until he gives her back.
Duke Nukem Week: Game's history of the series, from origins right through to Duke Nukem Forever, the failed attempts, etc.Submitted by ant on Tue, 06/21/2011 - 1:07pm. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Videogame Console
Retro Gaming Australia (RGA) [original article and has more links] and GamePron (reprinted from RGA with less links) dedicated a week to the Duke Nukem series with seven pages at the game's history. It looks at Duke's humble origins right through to Duke Nukem Forever (DNF), the failed attempts to get Duke onto the silver screen, the cameo appearances in other Apogee/3D Realms products, promotional materials, and much more. There are images and embedded video clips.