Finished the second season of The Boys last night. It wasn’t nearly as great as the first, as this guy so helpfully explains. Here’s hoping the next outing recalibrates.
When I was a senior in high school, we would cut study hall some afternoons and sneak over to my friend’s house to watch DEVO videos on VHS.
This one is a classic.
The future of working from home: Japanese convenience store chain begins testing remote-controlled robot staff 😮🤖
“Model-T is remote controlled by a human equipped with a VR set using their ‘Augmented Workforce Platform.'”
— Steve Stewart-Williams (@SteveStuWill) August 31, 2020
I’ll be more impressed when he can slap a mean stand-up bass.
I missed this but it got like 850 Emmy nominations.
Higher in the queue for you, hood fetish series!
What’s not to love?
High Score is a documentary series about the golden age of video games, when legends – from Pac-Man to Doom – were brought to life. Through ingenuity and sheer force of will, computer pioneers and visionary artists from around the globe spawned the iconic worlds of Space Invaders, Final Fantasy, Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, Sonic the Hedgehog, MADDEN NFL, and beyond. Without rules or roadmaps, players and innovators alike pushed the limits of money to be made, rivals to be crushed, and hearts to be won. This is the story of the brains behind the pixels and how their unmatched innovation built a multi-billion dollar industry – almost by accident. High Score premieres on Netflix on August 19, 2020.
In my humble-yet-accurate opinion, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a glitchy fiasco, and its gameplay can generously be described as clunky. I bought into the hype upon its release (How bad can it be with a 97 on Metacritic?) and was almost immediately disappointed. It’s beautiful and open-ended, yes, but I found it boring. And the AI sucks. Anyway, enjoy these deaths or don’t. You prolly won’t, you sumbitch.
So on-brand for 2020.
“’I have learned this Kung Fu skill since I turned 67 years old. I think it is good for my health. I insist on doing it every day.”
I have no idea who Seth Ickerman or Carpenter Brut are, but I like it.
Fascinating stuff. This is part 1 of 4.
When a scammer connected to my PC, I was able to reverse their connection and discover that they had CCTV. You’re going to see the most detailed exposé of a tech support scam ever seen on YouTube. The company were called Faremart.com – A travel agency in Delhi who use their buildings and VOIP telephony to run various scams. They are one of hundreds of scam call centres in India and this one group will make over $3 million per year with scams.