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[23 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Emailing in Bed, when Sick & on Vacation

How often do you check your work email?
Every day? Every couple hours? Every hour?

As internet access becomes more available everywhere from cafes to bookstores to the booming smartphone market, checking email has become almost second nature for most individuals.

A recent survey by Harris Interactive conducted in the US and in the UK, showed that for Americans, 72% of the people check work email during non-business hours…

Movies, News »

[20 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
James Cameron Shooting “Avatar 2” 7 Miles Underwater?

James Cameron Shooting Avatar 2 Underwater?
James Cameron is planning to shoot some of Avatar’s Sequel 6.8 miles under water…

Why would James Cameron do such a thing when he could easily do it through CG and special effects?

James Cameron has always had a passion for exploring the deep having shot deep sea documentaries such as Aliens of the Deep and Ghosts of the Abyss.

Video Games »

[1 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Taking Virtual Game Girlfriends to Real Resorts?

Blending the Virtual with Reality

A beach resort in the seaside town of Atami about 60 miles southwest of Tokyo, started to target young men who play the game Love Plus. In a partnership with the city of Atami, the players can visit 13 real, physical locations.. with their virtual girlfriends..

Video Games »

[25 Aug 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
EA’s Medal of Honor – Play as the Taliban

EA’s Medal of Honor is one of the most successful and well known first-person shooters available. In October 12, the latest rendition is due to be released but with a twist – it takes place in Afghanistan and in multiplayer mode, you are allowed to play as the Taliban.

– Wait, what kind of video game allows you to play as the Taliban and shoot U.S. Soldiers?
– Don’t we still have soldiers still in Afghanistan?

… can you say controversy?

Internet »

[12 Aug 2010 | One Comment | ]
Are You Addicted to the Internet? Statistics. [Infographic]

Are You Addicted to the Internet?

The internet is a tool we use in our every day lives. We use it to look up information, we use it to communicate, we use it to socially connect with others, we read the news, play games, and sometimes simply waste hours on end watching youtube videos or reading pointless articles. There is a good chance you used the internet in some form within the last few hours whether to check mail or browse to kill time…

..so are you addicted? See this fun infographic full of statistics.

Music »

[9 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Now Generation by Black Eyed Peas

Take a look at the Lyrics from the song “Now Generation” by Black Eyed Peas.
This is from Black Eyed Peas’ 5th Album called “The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)”

Descriptive of our Generation?
Read the Lyrics after the jump. Share your thoughts.

Music Video »

[18 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
New OK Go Music Video – End Love

So Who is Ok go?

Ok Go is a band that became famous through their incredibly creative music videos. Check out their new Ok GO Music Video – End Love. All their other creative videos – “A Million Ways”, “Here it Goes Again”, & “This Too Shall Pass” – are available to watch on this post! Enjoy!

Articles »

[14 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
Media Owned by the Big 6: GE, Disney, CBS, Viacom, Time Warner,  & News Corp.

False Security in Diversity
As you flip through 3000 channels, listen to numerous radio stations, and cruise around the Internet – you may be thinking how great it is to have access to so many different ideas and shows. But the truth is that through years of mergers and acquisitions, very few media corporations control most of all that we see, hear, and take in giving them vast control over our culture and the way we view the world.

Internet, Social Media »

[27 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Top 10 General Security Tips for Facebook

Top 10 General Security Tips for Facebook

Facebook is growing at a rapid rate, and now with Facebook open graph, they are looking to “socialize” all the world’s large webpages to be custom to your profile and social network.

So how do we protect our privacy?
[1] The #1 Facebook security tip is to set your Facebook privacy settings.

Internet, Social Media »

[20 May 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Complete Facebook Privacy Settings Checklist

Facebook Privacy Concerns Overblown
There has been a lot of news about Facebook Privacy concerns in news lately. However in my opinion, it’s being overblown by the media because it is a juicy subject to talk and write about. It capitalizes on the new big fear of privacy in the rapidly growing online world. But recent history shows that privacy concerns are short lived. Privacy issues always come up whenever large companies like Google or Facebook launches something new and different (i.e. Google Buzz, Facebook News Feeds etc). Usually the companies …

News »

[1 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Most Famous April’s Fools Day Jokes in History by the Media

Most Famous List of April Fool Jokes in History by the Media
Sorry folks, no april fool jokes this time. But you can relieve the last year’s April Fools Joke! [link after the jump]

Meanwhile, just for your entertainment on this fine day. Grabbed straight from Wikipedia.

Video Games »

[18 Mar 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Girl Starves to Death as Parents Raise Virtual Child

Recently a Korean couple, Kim Yoo-chul and Choi Mi-sun, was arrested for the neglect of their child as they devoted themselves to hours of playing a computer game which involved of all things, raising a virtual child.

The 41-year-old man and 25-year-old woman, who they themselves originally met through a chat site, had left their infant unattended for long periods of time as they went to internet cafes to raise their virtual child…