This week we’ve felt a familiar rush of childlike glee come over us here at GGA. The new Star Wars movie trailer has made us go all giddy with excitement. As has the new The Hobbit trailer. As has the news of a new ZX Spectrum launch!
I know what you’re all thinking… “what a bunch of nerds”.
And you’d be right as well. What can we say? We’re happy in our own, Dr Pepper-fuelled, computer monitor-bleached skins. Now fire up World of Warcraft… we need to do some exercise.
Here’s this weeks web roundup…
How multinational corporations do web security
Like this apparently. It is definitely a good idea to keep your company’s passwords in a public folder called ‘passwords’. Definitely.
Shift is a brilliant new (US only so far) app that works out where you want to get to and sends you either a bicycle or Tesla electric car to get you there! How awesome is that? Here’s how it works.
The stalled progress of humanity
With all the ongoing technological advances happening everyday right before our eyes, you’d think we’re in a golden age of progress. But you’d be wrong. Actually we – and by we I mean humanity – haven’t had any real significant technological or cultural advancements in 40-odd years!
The best of the most disruptive As a counterpoint to that last article, here’s a list of history’s most disruptive ideas and products. Open Source software, DNA sequencing and Jane Fonda on the same list? Yay, internet!
Love stats? Love digital? Happy Christmas!
E-Consultancy’s newest digital stats release is an eye-opener. Check out the UK’s predicted Christmas spend! Holy Eastenders Christmas Special that’s a lot of wonga!
Oh. You work really hard do you?… SHUT UP!
We live in a culture of hard work. Most of us (well you) do loads of overtime, work extra weekends, have loads of social responsibilities, and basically live to work. But why? Here’s what happened when hectic journalist, Brigid Shulte, challenged her manic, work-led lifestyle and ‘the culture of busy’.
GGA’s website of the week:
Nissan’s new promo tie-in lets you design your own, personalised Juke. It’s brilliantly done and really challenges you to not etch rude daubing’s all over it.
… and finally.
Oh sweet retro nostalgia, how we love you! Children of the 80’s rejoice – they’re only crowd-sourcing the release of a NEW ZX Spectrum, rubber keys and all! It’ll apparently play EVERY Spectrum game made, so it’s already the greatest creation in the history of everything ever.
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