Knotty Geeks Episode 14 - Starcraft beats University


Post #: 85
Post type: Podcast
Date: 2011-04-04 15:57:13.000
Author: Jeremy Reimer
Tags: Knotty Geeks

In this exciting episode, we brave the cold outdoors again to bring you the exciting battle of Big Truck vs. Even Bigger Truck, and the heart-stopping drama of tiny little loud birds!

Oh, and we also touch on how our entire society is changing right before our eyes, from the collapse of the venerable British University System to the fall of traditional publishers. It’s all part of the theme of Acceleration, marked out by Data Points!

All this, plus the rise of Starcraft!

Links from the show:
http://www.lambdassociates.org/blog/decline.htm - The decline and fall of the British university
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2011/03/the-dawn-of-starcraft-e-sports-come-to-the-world-stage.ars - The Dawn of Starcraft: e-Sports come to the world stage
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/02/tech-giants-to-enable-ipv6-on-world-ipv6-day-in-june.ars - World IPv6 day
http://www.the-gutters.com - good comics about comic industry
http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2011/03/ebooks-and-self-publishing-dialog.html - Self publishing beats traditional publishing
http://www.pvponline.com/2011/03/26/rube-goldberg-de-vicing/ - Scott Kurtz gives up on National Cartoonists Society
http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=1139619&start=120 - Great discussion on the cloud and open source goals






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