So last night was Startup Weekend Toronto at The Working Group which is Chris Eben’s biz. Take 160 devs, designers, and non-technicals and put them in a room and let the best ideas win. I don’t know how many pitches actually happened but I think it was +60 or 70ish. You only have 60 seconds to make an impression on the audience, the hard part is that a lot of people are talking in the background so being in the back it was hard to hear some of the pitches.Continue reading "Day 1 Startup Weekend Toronto #swtoronto – Let the Games (I mean Pitches) Begin"
I thought that everyone did a great job with making the Halo universe come to life. Turning a game into reality is no easy feat as the litany of video game movie corpses can attest to. Although Forward Unto Dawn isn’t a movie it makes the universe come alive. There are not a lot of …Continue reading "Loved the Web Series Forward Unto Dawn Anticipating Halo 4 Now"
2012 will not only go down as the year of the tablet but the year when the post-pc era gathered steam and the competition decided to take on Apple’s iron grip of the tablet market as it enters the next phase of growth. Not that Samsung, Amazon, Asus, RIM, or the parade of challengers hasn’t tried before.Continue reading "The Battle of the Tablets, Welcome to the Post-PC Era"
Jimmy Kimmel is in New York City taping his late night show and in the midst of all the chaos of Sandy was still have to find the fun. Here is his take on the launch of the iPad mini.Continue reading "Jimmy Kimmel in NYC Mocks the iPad mini"
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It is Halloween and we can always use some Gangnam Style. Man Faroff did a great job of making the beats mesh so it slides in and out of one tune to the other. This just makes me smile.Continue reading "Here is a PSY Ghostbusters Mashup by FAROFF"
Awww look at all the folks from Middle Earth about to take flight. This has to be the best safety briefing ever. Air New Zealand has always done great airline videos and this one gets the s and here they partner with WETA Workshop to make use of all the props that they must have from …Continue reading "An Unexpected Briefing by #airnzhobbit is #smileworthy"
They ask a question how many have you loved? What a question and what an answer. We all seek love, in just in one form but many and what a great concept of seeing love as the 5 questions we ask all the time in different forms and for many reasons. This was such a great …Continue reading "“The Last” By the wongfupro Crew (Amazing Job)"
Watch a time-lapse of the space shuttle Endeavour as it made its way to its new home in Los Angeles. Everyone involved did an amazing job capturing this history move and the end of one era of space flight as we head on to the next. Later Endeavour, you will be missed. I hope that …Continue reading "The Last Big Endeavour"
So as we inch closer to Windows 8 release date on October 26th, we are now starting to see the marketing machine at Microsoft get into gear. Here is an ad that takes a completely opposite approach to what you see the competition does with their tablets.Continue reading "Microsoft Surface’s Starts its Movement to Launch October 26th"