So the yet again delayed weekly web round-up. I like to think of it as more a pleasant surprise when it finally shows up…
Allons-y as a police call box-based time traveller might once have said…
Great piece on why reporters love movies about journalism. This piece is very good, I’ve seen almost all of these movies.
Reason’s not to Dread Dredd
If like me, you grew up reading 2000AD and Judge Dredd, then you probably still harbour more than a few regrets (polite word) about the Stallone movie of Mega City One’s top enforcer. Bleeding Cool give me more hope over this version
Picture of the week
Not concrete but exciting news from Bleeding Cool nonetheless. Terry Gilliam Getting Ready To Reveal Secrets Of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
This is a great story (via @jackschofield): The Android Head of Philip K. Dick
BoingBoing have been carrying a series of essays on mind-blowing movies. I loved the ones on Blade Runner, Poltergeist and Ground Hog Day. Go read them all. Some great writing.
And talking of science fiction…
My favourite writer, now behind my favourite Kickstarter video. I’m not an avid gamer, but I really want to play this…
This is great – Capturing art for digital fabrication.
Great, well argued piece on why Alan Turing should be on the tenner. It’s basically the least we can do
As an audiophile, this really appeals.
Pretty much my ideal story: Fantastic TEDTalk by Vijay Kumar on the amazing flying robot of the future
Interesting piece in NYTimes on who is really winning the battle for the second screen
Don’t Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse
Nice blog post on RedBeeMedia – is all TV social by design?