We have all heard the stats where Facebook gets compared to various populations of countries the world over and other such comparisons. Now lets take a look at what this social networking platform would look like if it were an actual landmass.
Somehow the Finns got this right (took a good few minutes to decipher the difference between Finns and Finnish, but that would be a whole different post). According to the BBC it seems that Finland has made broadband a legal right for its citizens.
This is the story of the new 4G iPhone and how the world has got its hands on this top-secret phone. Due to the stupidity of a rookie engineer at apple, we now have been able to unearth this story that is making waves the world over. The one thing that keeps on bugging me though could this not be a deliberate move by Steve Jobs and the cool kids at apple? What better way to create hype post iPad than accidentally leaking the latest iPhone. If apple knows how to do one thing great, it is to create hype and excitement around its products.
Ping. A fashionable clothing item that will update your status through the user simply performing natural gestures. Lift your hood, tie a bow, button up, move, bend and swing and your friends will be kept in the know. 'Simple go about your day, look good and stay connected.'
Jesse Schell has had his fair share of experience in the gaming world, the creator and mind behind Shell Games a full-service game design and development studio that specialises in innovating the uncommon and the Creative Director of the Disney Imagineering Virtual Reality Studio, and so it was a logical fit for him to chat to TED about how gaming will eventually take over our lives.
Google is the new evil incarnate according to comedy.com; "We have never had a single, original idea ever. Our business model is to find something successful that already exists and then use our trillions of dollars to make a Google version. MapQuest sure seems to be popular and profitable. Boom! Google Maps."
OK so I am prone to this lapse of judgement, the pitfalls amongst all pitfalls; the ever convenient stereotype. We use them and throw them around like confetti at a wedding, they just make life easier and yet we know that it’s so wrong. So it’s no surprise that stereotypes have made their mark in the online world, going as far as the intricacies of gaming.