Bloomberg’s American Mall [Bloomberg] is a retro browser game that invites you to simulate trying to revitalize a crumbling shopping mall, taking on the persona of one of four foolish investors who then has to decide whether to give breaks to your struggling retailers, bribe politicians by contributing to their re-election campaigns, chase out rats and punk teenagers, and try various gambits to tempt customers to come to your retail temple. (via 4 Short Links)
French food artist/animator Alexandre Dubosc has done it again. He’s created another incredibly impressive zoetrope, this time with a cat theme (previously). It’s called “Gâteau Gato” (“cat cake”) and it is really quite a delight to watch. I’m not sure which I like better, the curling cookie tongues or the little white mice scurrying away. […]
A pair of researchers from Toronto’s storied Citizen Lab (previously) have written an eye-opening editorial and call to action on the ways that repressive states have used the internet to attack dissidents, human rights advocates and political oppositions — and how the information security community and tech companies have left these people vulnerable.
It’s been less than a week since the death of EFF co-founder, cowboy poet, Grateful Dead lyricist and Mayor of the Internet John Perry Barlow died, and he’s already sorely missed. But Barlow was an open access advocate before that was a thing, and the archive of his work at the Internet Archive is full […]
When it comes to improving the atmosphere of our living spaces, most of us consider merely buying a few plants or light fixtures to liven things up. The ZenCube, however, literally improves the atmosphere of your abode by releasing negative ions into the air that can enhance your mood, energize your mind, and enrich your environment. […]
Sound financial understanding doesn’t come to all of us naturally. And, even if you’re not interested in pursuing a career as a Wall Street investor, knowing the essentials of accounting, investing, and the like can net you a host of advantages in your professional and personal lives. The eduCBA Finance & Investments Lifetime Subscription Bundle is […]
Stock audio assets aren’t necessarily the easiest things to come by, and many a designer have been left marred by the steep prices and potential hidden fees that can come with purchasing assets online. However, that’s not to say you’re out of luck. The StockUnlimited Audio Library nets users an unlimited allotment of downloads for premium, […]