Speaking out against the single biggest problem on YouTube.
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This clip from Charlie Brooker’s “Newswipe” breaks down the absurd sensationalism of news coverage in the wake of mass tragedies like Columbine, Aurora, and Newtown. A forensic psychiatrist lays out some rules for the media to follow when reporting on such incidences … and the media proceeds to break pretty much all of them.
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2012: a year to remember.
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Thank you Kyle.
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There is a new book called 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10 about a famous line of code used during the Commodore 64 era to generate labyrthinthes and mazes for early games. As the webmaster of Pete’s QBasic Site (which I started in 1998), this is pretty cool!
That one line, a seemingly clumsy scrap of BASIC, generates a fascinatingly complicated maze on a Commodore 64. Run the little program on an emulator—or on an actual Commodore 64, if you happen to have one collecting dust in your basement—and a work of art unfolds before your very eyes, as the screen slowly fills up in a mesmerizing fashion.
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This video of beautiful planet Earth moments will give you goosebumps. And not the R.L. Stine kind.
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