Neatorama shares "Damn You, Autocorrect!" (has cussings and not safe for work (NSFW)) -- "If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you know how annoying the Auto Correct feature can be. It changes words without rhyme or reason, and if you're chatting with someone and hit 'send' too quickly, it can really make you look like an idiot.
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
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..."
This XKCD comic strip shows what your overlord and other computer people/geeks/nerds go through with support
Pingdom reports the developer obsession with code names with 114 interesting examples
UserFriendly shows its comic strip on the "evolution of language through the ages"
Infosecurity recently reports that "the December malware threat reports are trickling in from vendors -- and they all appear to be different. Fortinet, Sunbelt Software, and Kaspersky all published their lists of the most prevalent malware strains for the last month of 2009, but they didn't match up, leading to an admission that users will inevitably be confused by the results..."
Big Entertainment's Century-long Technophobic Binge: 100 years of Big Content Fearing Technology--In Its Own Words.Submitted by ant on Mon, 10/12/2009 - 1:43am. Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | History | Internet/Network | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Television (TV) Show/Movie
This two pages Arstechnica article talks about the last "100 years of Big Content fearing technology--in its own words... rightsholders have fretted about everything from the player piano to the video casette recorder (VCR) to digital television (TV) to Napster. Here are those objections, in Big Content's own words...