The Opening Cinematic For ‘The Witcher 3′ Puts The Focus On The Hunt

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

I remember how the opening cinematic for The Witcher 2 was all about story: some gruff fellow killed a king, which, in the context of the absurdly complicated politics of this fictional world, we were given to understand was a bad thing, and onward went the story: a semi-linear adventure about finding the man in question. CD Projekt Red just released the opening cinematic  of The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, and it appears to be setting us up for a different take on this universe, putting the focus squarely on the hunt (though not “The Wild Hunt,” that’s a different thing).

Google Vice-President of Knowledge Alan Eustace’s Record-Breaking Near-Space Skydive

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

Shorten to speak at Christian conference

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

Labor leader Bill Shorten will address the Australian Christian Lobby conference, telling delegates he supports gay marriage.



Spooky: Each Of Us Spends $77.52 On Halloween

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

If you’re like me, you’re shocked – scared, in fact – to hear that the average American will spend $77.52 on Halloween this year. But come November 1st, you may also be terrified to realize how quickly you got there.

Teenage Girl Boycotts Forever 21 Over “Misogynistic” Rap Songs Played in Store

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

A 17-year-old girl recently penned an open letter to fashion chain Forever 21, expressing her disapproval at the “misogynistic” and “woman-shaming, woman-blaming” lyrics in the rap songs playing in a Singapore outlet of Forever 21 she visited.

In Search Of A Good Governance. Who Will Win The Battle For The Future Of The Internet?

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

From net neutrality, to the right to be forgotten, to the multi-stakeholder or multilateral approach to Internet Governance, several bodies and institutions are busy at forging the future of what is probably the greatest human invention of recent times. The story so far, and where we should be heading.

Ross Ulbricht’s Lawyer Condemns Dark Web Threats Against Silk Road Trial Judge

October 24, 2014 § Leave a comment

On Friday, alleged Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht’s defense attorney Joshua Dratel condemned threats against Judge Katherine Forrest that appeared on the Dark Web earlier this week. The threats came in response to two recent rulings dismissing motions by the defense to drop charges and suppress evidence in the Silk Road trial.

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