Category Archives: Games

This Kid Played All Video Games (Dad’s Experiment)


‘On Eliot Baio’s fourth birthday, I started him with a Pac-Man plug-and-play TV game loaded with arcade classics — Galaxian (1979), Rally-X (1980), Bosconian (1981), Dig Dug (1982), and of course, Pac-Man (1980) and three sequels, Super Pac-Man (1982), Pac-Man Plus (1982), … Continue reading

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When Game Addicts Retaliate and Attack Bible


Gamers in Australia start petition after retailers ban ‘GTA V’ ‘The petition is the latest in a series of satiric attacks by gamers Down Under designed to protest the ban by retailers Target and Kmart, who have refused to stock … Continue reading

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How Passenger Racked Up $1.2K WiFi Bill


‘…Gutsche says he signed up for a 30 megabyte Internet plan, which cost $28.99, and was aware that he would be responsible for data beyond that limit. But he was stunned when he learned upon landing that viewing some 155 … Continue reading

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Women Least Welcome in Online Gaming Space


‘The Pew research supports the notion that women are less welcome in the world of online gaming. Survey respondents, who were both men and women, were asked about a series of online platforms — social networks and online commenting forums, … Continue reading

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Track and Verify News with Emergent


‘Emergent is a real-time rumor tracker. It’s part of a research project with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University that focuses on how unverified information and rumor are reported in the media. It aims to develop and … Continue reading

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UberFacts Makes $500K Off Twitter


‘It’s a blindingly sunny morning in October, and Sanchez, founder of the uber-popular Twitter account UberFacts, is sitting outside at a sidewalk cafe in Beverly Hills showing me a feature on the about-to-be-released UberFacts Android app. (An iOS app already … Continue reading

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Robber Caught in Call of Duty Game (not Facebook at last!)


Attack was Heard over Call of Duty Online Game ‘During the robbery, Georgiou, who was wearing a crash helmet, hit one of the men over the head with an imitation handgun, while the second grabbed a knife from the kitchen. … Continue reading

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