Gadgetmadness has a cool interview with Robosapien creator Mark Tilden. Apparently Robosapien 2 will be demonstrated in February of 2005. I can’t wait.
Cory Doctorow posted a link to Ed Felten’s Princeton President’s lecture: “Rip, Mix, Burn, Sue”, which helps explain some of the ideas behind the current clashes over copyright issues, and why they are important. It is available in both Real and Windows Media formats.
We’ve seen plenty of games, chock-a-block full with violence, sex, sex and violence, but I must admit that it never dawned on me that someone would make a game out of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
I mean honestly, did someone pitch this idea? Was there some session where this project percolated to the top of all possible project ideas? What ideas were rejected? O.J.’s Rampage? John Wayne Gacy’s Playground Partyland? Scott Peterson Goes Fishing?
I can’t help but marvel at some people’s cleverness in inventing random acts of beautification.