Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Link roundup

1. "Twitter Isn’t Raising the Character Limit. It’s Becoming a Walled Garden."

Instead of funneling traffic to blogs, news sites, and other sites around the Web, the “read more” button will keep you playing in Twitter’s own garden.
2. "In Star Wars Episode III, I just noticed that George Lucas picks parts from different takes of actors and morphs them within the same shot. Focus your eyes on Anakin, his face and hair starts to transform."  (This video shows editing of a scene in The Phantom Menace.)

3. "The Celebrity Surgeon Who Used Love, Money, and the Pope to Scam an NBC News Producer"