Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

Month: December, 2009

links for 2009-12-23

Epic's Unreal Engine 3 Ported to iPod Touch and iPhone 3GS – Mac Rumors Oooh. And combine this with free availability of the UDK… (tags: udk unreal iphone ipod iphoneos gamedevelopment)

links for 2009-12-16

Twitter / @HATProject/HomeAlone Twitter very obviously a performance platform now – Home Alone, tweeted live in realtime, across 22 characters (tags: homealone drama twitter performance platform storytelling)

links for 2009-12-14

Exclusive: An Iron Man 2 Clue! – Superhero Hype! ARGish Iron Man 2 promo (tags: ironman2 arg movie promotion marketing)

links for 2009-12-09

BBC hires first iPlayer scheduler | News | Broadcast "The BBC has appointed its first “head of content release” – a new addition to the scheduling team that will oversee how content is launched on iPlayer as well as on linear TV. Troy, who does not use a second name, has been promoted to the […]

links for 2009-12-08

Facebook | Unlimited RDF-produced, O2 branded content on Facebook. Appears to be all flash. (tags: o2 facebook rdf branding unlimited)

links for 2009-12-05

Sexting or slut-shaming? | MetaFilter Intolerable (tags: sexting teenager behaviour education bullying) …on pampers, programming & pitching manure: iPhone TouchPets post-mortem talk at PAGDIG Kim's got some really good notes on a big iPhone game development (tags: iphone mmog touchpets kimpallister postmortem) Chris Heathcote: anti-mega: brought to you by these messages God that's depressing (tags: […]

links for 2009-12-04

Chris Heathcote: anti-mega: brought to you by these messages God that's depressing (tags: advertising sponsorship messaging promotions data) Neil Gaiman, the BBC, and 124 Twitterers Make Fiction | Not Quite Conversation | Fast Company Look what the BBC can do when it tries. (tags: BBC commercial america bbcaudiobooks fiction online newmedia storytelling neilgaiman)

links for 2009-12-03

Welcome to Code of Everand: Free Online Multiplayer Kids Game Code of Everand is a multiplayer online game, which has been developed by the Department for Transport, to engage children making the transition from Primary to Secondary school, on the topic of road safety. The aim is that players will improve their road safety behaviour […]