Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: September, 2007

links for 2007-09-10

Thanks, Steve “Honestly, did you ever imagine NeXTSTEP running on a telephone?” Well, when you put it that way, brainsplosion. (tags: iphone nextstep platform os apple stevejobs quote rebate)

links for 2007-09-09

Gamasutra – AGDC: Koster, James, Ybarra Reveal Startup Lessons Tips for games startups (tags: startup entrepreneurship business gaming games agdc gdc austin raphkoster gamasutra) Wonderland: Chevron’s energy-consumption game Alice on Chevron/The Economist Group’s energy edugame type thing (tags: via:wonderland education marketing advertising economist gaming)

links for 2007-09-07

Broadcastnow.co.uk – Bebo to launch second interactive drama Oooh, get Bebo. “Bebo recently launched interactive drama KateModern, which attracted more than three million views in its first eight weeks.” (tags: bebo drama arg fiction interactive bafta via:broadcast dannystack advertising marketing sofia’sdiary)

links for 2007-09-05

Guardian dotcom picks receive funding | Technology | Guardian Unlimited dopplr gets funded! (tags: dopplr funding angel via:guardianunlimited)

links for 2007-09-04

Fifth Doctor Who series put on hold | Broadcast | MediaGuardian.co.uk Doctor Who may hiatus for a bit. “One of the show’s writers, Steven Moffat, who was behind BBC2 sitcom Coupling, has been tipped to take over the show runner role if Mr Davies quits.” Only because Moffat’s a fecking genius, that’s why. (tags: stevenmoffat […]

Is it because I have breasts?

Watching (and I use the term loosely, more of a “it was on in the background”) BBC Breakfast this morning, there was rather predictably some coverage of the first female Beefeater, and an interview with Moira Cameron. Questions included: have you ever been tempted to try on the crown jewels? have you ever been tempted […]

links for 2007-09-03

damned vulpine » Things to do in Austin, besides AGDC Stuff to do in Austin beside, uh, GDC and SXSW (tags: austin guide eatingout restaurants movies attractions tourist)

links for 2007-09-02

Dim Bulb: Bree is Dead On LG15, ARGs and marketing: “Imagine the show as less of a program, and more of an ongoing puzzle. What matters is both how people experience it, and what behaviors are a part of that experience.” (tags: arg marketing lonelygirl15 bree gaming advertising branding brands) School rocks: why kids love […]

links for 2007-09-01

Rogue Amoeba – Under The Microscope Apple risks pissing off pro and laptop users (particularly MacBook Pro users) who have more horizontal than vertical screen real estate and keep their dock on the side. It just doesn’t work at all. (tags: dock hig apple interface side mac osx leopard via:rogueamoeba)