Fri, 28 May 2010
We revisit Facebook one more time for a 'cast about the implications of Facebook's privacy policies and how they affect our behavior online. We explore what online privacy really is and whether or not it exists.
In addition, we also discuss the new Electronic Arts 'Online Pass' system, in which used game buyers will be forced to pay extra to access online content. Is it fair? Will it kill the used gaming market? Is it the future of how we buy our games?
Here are some links to material we discussed:
Sniper Kills Thai Red Shirt [EXPLICIT][NSFW] (Even though it says explicit, I'm going to reiterate just how unsettling this video is. Watch only at your utmost discretion.)
Fri, 21 May 2010
Nostalgia! This being our first podcast and all, Chris, Anne, and I thought we'd be reflective. We discuss the nature of Facebook and how it may be undermining the concept of nostalgia, from the manner and method with which people document every moment of their lives to how the nature of the internet may prevent us from being reflective about now once we're older.
Also, we delve into movie and television nostalgia and we wonder aloud what ever could have prompted us to sit and watch hours of black-and-white television. For example, some of us liked I Love Lucy and Green Acres as children, and others couldn't stand the sight of it. What is the impetus for this kind of masochism?
Here are the links to subjects we discussed:
Opening / Bumper Music: