This week we discuss the NSA using virtual worlds for spying, creative marketing campaigns, the Bitcoin crash, the dangers of installing Steam OS and more!
This week’s topics include:
- The Colbert Report on NSA Video Game Surveillance
- Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Up to 40 Million Target Customers
- Why the Adobe Hack Scares Me — And Why It Should Scare You
- Freakishly realistic telemarketing robots are denying they’re robots
- Robot-denying telemarketing robot may not actually be a robot
- Amazon drones are ‘fantasy,’ says eBay CEO
- Twitter-Powered Vending Machine Dispenses Pandas
- WestJet’s holiday video becomes an online sensation
- Beyonce’s Album Breaks U.S. iTunes Record, Goes No. 1 Globally
- Facebook Launches Auto-Play Video Ads
- Data caps were never about network congestion, always about profit
- Instagram announces Instagram Direct for private photo, video, and text messaging
- Will Bitcoin Bite The Dust?
- AMD Mantle demonstration
- Here’s the first unofficial Steam Box unboxing
- SteamOS beta impressions: Well, Valve did warn you to wait
- EA facing class-action lawsuit over Battlefield 4
- Vivian Kendall “Osprey Therian” 1953-2013
- Send us your questions!!!!
Karl Stiefvater (Qarl Fizz, formerly Qarl Linden) is visual effects artist, software developer, and interactive designer extraordinaire.
William Reed Seal-Foss is a 3D artist and virtual world content creator.