Friday, April 28, 2006

Guitar Heroics

It really does make you feel like a rock star.

Thursday, April 27, 2006


In a recent BusinessWeek interview, Edward Castronova expressed the potential loss and joy represented in virtual worlds:
I like the body. I was watching a ballet recently. I was crying because I was thinking the bodies are so beautiful, and we're losing the body. I'm just afraid of losing the body.

At the same time, I love playing these games. Also, I have a kid. I also think, well, I should introduce him to these worlds at an early age so it's very natural for us when I'm older to go hang out together no matter where he lives.

All Squid! All the Time!

...or at least in this post. Two links:
And just for good measure, here's a link to a story about the Kraken.

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Gotta Catch 'Em All!

[via BoingBoing] Simon Willson and Tom Coates define "Pokemonetise" as "to make money by appealing to the stupid human instinct to collect dumb things."