The OK GO video I talked about is called WTF?, and it’s probably the simplest video they’ve ever done. Compare it to Needing, Getting, which required some construction acoustics R&D, a massive musical course, hundreds of musical instruments, a specially modified car, and for lead singer Damian Kulash to take a stunt driving course.
I just thought that was interesting.
To everyone celebrating Thanksgiving: I hope you’re having a fun day with great food. I just had ice cream cake so I’m pretty happy right now.
The next episode will complete our run of Mass Effect 3. Then we’ll be announcing the next season.
Do It Again, Stupid
One of the highest-rated games of all time has some of the least interesting gameplay.
A programming project where I set out to make a gigantic and complex world from simple data.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
The Disappointment Engine
No Man's Sky is a game seemingly engineered to create a cycle of anticipation and disappointment.
Video Compression Gone Wrong
How does image compression work, and why does it create those ugly spots all over some videos and not others?