Archive for the 'Media' Category

Epic Green Screen Magic

By now, I think we all know that just because a person on a TV show is standing on top of a mountain or in front of a humongous space ship doesn’t make it true. Most movie go-ers know that “movie magic” makes things possible. But do we know how they did it exactly? Where […]

Friday, February 19th, 2010

The Real World: Farmville Edition

There are tons and tons of free and cutesy games on Facebook. Some are not fun at all *cough*Fishville*cough* and most of them can never be beaten. I, as a gamer, am not used to that at all. Even on-going RPGs (e.g., WoW) at least have end-game content so you have something to strive for.  […]

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Are HP Computers Racist?

This funny little video brought up some interesting comments on YouTube about why HP face-recognition software didn’t work on this dark-skinned fellow named Desi. One of the comments theorized that the software was poor because it was outsourced to India. But, if the software was made (and most likely tested) in India, wouldn’t the software […]

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009