Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: May, 2011

links for 2011-05-30

Transmediocre (transmediocre) on Twitter Even the backlash has a Twitter account. (tags: transmedia criticism) TransMedia Group – America's Leading Independent Public Relations Firm in Boca Raton, Florida What it says on the tin. (tags: transmedia marketing pr)

links for 2011-05-28

Gamasutra – News – Capcom Announces Phoenix Wright Film In The Works Coming Spring 2012: OBJECTION! (tags: capcom phoenixwright movie gamasutra gaming videogames) COMCASTVENTURES.COM "We invest in innovative businesses that represent the next generation of entertainment, communications and digital technology" – Comcast are investing in videogames. (tags: comcast investment gaming videogames)

links for 2011-05-27

Gamasutra – News – Disney Universe Action Mash-Up Coming To Consoles Multiplayer but not mmog; LBP style (tags: disney universe gaming gamasutra)

links for 2011-05-26

Jagex's moralistic kids MMO Herotopia News – PC – Page 1 | Eurogamer.net "Makes a change from Moshi Monsters and Club Penguin." Really interested to see how this goes. (tags: jagex kids browser mmo subscription) GameSetWatch – Doctor Who x Doctor Octoroc SNES Intro Nice. (tags: doctorwho snes 16bit intro animation)

links for 2011-05-25

YouTube – My Little Pony Physics Presentation via jwz. hilarious. (tags: youtube science physics presentation mylittlepony cartoon) FDX Reader – Read Final Draft files on the iPad. | Quote-Unquote Apps Gruber's right. Everyone in Hollywood will have this by the end of the week. Smart. (tags: finaldraft ipad reader)

links for 2011-05-20

Gamasutra – News – PopCap Preparing For IPO As Early As November IPO ball gathering momentum (tags: popcap ipo business gaming games socialgaming)

links for 2011-05-19

Starbucks teams with Lady Gaga – USATODAY.com Beginning Thursday, Starbucks will host a Gaga-infused scavenger hunt across its digital properties from Facebook to Twitter to Foursquare. Gaga fanatics can follow her exploits and search out clues. There are gaggles of prizes, but the top winner gets special access to a Lady Gaga concert during her […]

links for 2011-05-18

When nothing else works, try this Let Charles Schwab say it in his own words: "The way to get things done," says Schwab, "is to stimulate competition. I do not mean in a sordid, money-getting way, but in the desire to excel." (tags: business motivation team hr startup inspiration)

links for 2011-05-17

More Google News Settings This is a good first step – being able to tell Google that you don't consider press releases to be news. Search results only for the moment. (tags: google news pressreleases churnalism) Netflix seals deal to stream Miramax movies, starting in June — Engadget Welcome to America, the land of the […]

links for 2011-05-13

Cause and effect: Blame it on the aether | The Economist "The Flash Crash was the birth cry of a network coming to life" – anyone who's read Cornell's British Summertime is crapping themselves right now. (tags: science cognition aether flashcrash) kogcM.jpg 760×3774 pixels Mmm. (tags: calvin hobbes bacon 26yearslater fan) Gamasutra – News – […]