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Who owns a 'Luigi's Mansion' Let's Play video, the player or Nintendo?

KillSpencer Goes Against The Grain With New Wooden Card-Carrying iPhone Case

techcrunch.com
I’m still not convinced that mobile payments via NFC are on the road to ubiquity, but these fancy shmancy iPhone cases that double as card holders are all kinds of awesome. KillSpencer just debuted its latest, made almost entirely of exotic rosewood. It’s a beauty, to be sure. The front...
KillSpencer Goes Against The Grain With New Wooden Card-Carrying iPhone Case

PBS mini-documentary explores indie game creation, shows what they do that majors can't (video)

www.engadget.com
The indie game world has undergone a metamorphosis over the past few years, transforming from an often overlooked niche into as much a staple of the game industry as once-every-year blockbusters like the Call of Duty series. It's that fast-rising side of gaming that PBS' Off Book has explored...
PBS mini-documentary explores indie game creation, shows what they do that majors can't (video)
Funding Daily: a big dose of the warm and fuzzies
Pinterest introduces customizable board covers

Cartoon: The Winter of Our Dis-content

www.readwriteweb.com
Have you noticed that we aren't writers any more? Or filmmakers, or video producers, or even musicians or cartoonists? We're content-creators. Way too often, I hear Web folks talk about "content" as some kind of undifferentiated commodity: "Yep, figger we're gonna need ten, maybe twelve kilos o' content for that...
Cartoon: The Winter of Our Dis-content

With Kaleidoscope, and help from a former Apple evangelist, Black Pixel moves out from behind the curtains

thenextweb.com
Like many people, I spent a good part of my 20s bopping around having ‘experiences’. I spent most of it learning and laboring for other people in relative obscurity, building their brands and trying to do my best at it. Then, as my 30′s neared, I decided to see if...
With Kaleidoscope, and help from a former Apple evangelist, Black Pixel moves out from behind the curtains
5 key takeaways from paidContent 2012

Anna Anthropy and the Twine revolution

www.guardian.co.uk
There's a growing realisation that games can be as much about personal expression as they are about shooting stuff. We talk to prolific designer Anna Anthropy about her reluctant role at the centre of an emerging scene based around free game making tool, Twine"I have icefire in my veins." Anna...
Anna Anthropy and the Twine revolution

Facebook tests design and wording changes to encourage users to post more

www.insidefacebook.com
Facebook appears to be testing a number of changes to the News Feed publisher box aimed at getting users to post more frequently. Some users are seeing stats beneath the publisher about how long it has been since their last update or about how many friends have recently logged in....
Facebook tests design and wording changes to encourage users to post more

Big Content's depraved indifference

www.boingboing.net
Something I think gets lost in the debate over DRM: Big Content doesn't want DRM because they want to usher in an era of totalitarian control technologies; they don't want copyright filters because they want to make the censor's job easier; they don't want increased intermediary liability because they want...
Big Content's depraved indifference

Hollywood Facial Animation Tech Comes to Sony PC-Based Games

allthingsd.com
Motion sensor technology isn’t exactly a new thing; neither is facial recognition technology, although both are still being fine-tuned in their various consumer use cases. But precise animation technology is usually reserved for Hollywood movie-making. Think of movie stars standing against a green screen, wearing special suits with buttons on...
Hollywood Facial Animation Tech Comes to Sony PC-Based Games
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