Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Vintage robot playground (link roundup)

Vintage robot playground.

And a few more links:

1. Apparently it's expected for employees at video game companies to put in 60-hour workweeks. (I actually feel kind of jealous, it's apparently more cost effective for my employer to "furlough" me, rather than having me work those days.) Via these sites.

2. I never get tired of people saying the internet is not a zero-sum game. Especially, when it's some fool working for the Daily Beast.

3. A slight misunderstanding as to the nature of Twitter:

In order to become a "follower" on Twitter, teens first must flash their high-beam headlights at an oncoming motorist on the highway. Then, if that motorist flashes his or her high-beam headlights back in reply, the teen must kill the motorist in order to be initiated into "following" the online gang.
Read more.

4. Trailer for West Side Story, recut as a horror film.

*Previously: Wyrm slide.

*Buy tin robots at eBay.