Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Link roundup

1.  Fascinating look at the insidious methods used by online reputation firms.

2.  So, I uh, guess we won't be seeing that Grendel Prime action figure any time soon.

3.  Mark Millar hilariously mocks the potential of DC super hero movies.

4.  Anti-drone clothing:

The ready-to-wear countersurveillance solutions include a series of ‘Anti-Drone’ garments and the Off Pocket, an anti-phone accessory that allows you to instantly zero out your phone’s signal.

Collectively, Stealth Wear is a vision for fashion that addresses the rise of surveillance, the power of those who surveil, and the growing need to exert control over what we are slowly losing, our privacy.
5.  Have video game makers already run out of ideas for iOS games?  It's been a long time since a game came out that people got excited about.  Hundreds and Temple Run 2 are the only ones that come to mind. Hundreds wasn't very good, and Temple Run 2 is an incredibly lazy update to the original (Agent Dash, for example, is dramatically superior).