Tuesday, February 07, 2006
Monday, February 06, 2006
Gamespot/Joystiq: MS veep drops wikipedia buzzword: "We're going to take on the Wikipedia model. We're going to take on...the open-source model, if you will, for gaming."
While on the surface the line is a bit simplistic (systems like wikipedia are socially complex, and setting them up is very difficult -- and there are plenty of differences between the wikipedia and spore models), it's good to see the power of distributed content generation getting noticed.
Sunday, February 05, 2006
Hundertwasserhaus was built between 1983 and 1986 by architect Univ.-Prof. Joseph Krawina. It features undulating floors ("an uneven floor is a melody to the feet"), a roof covered with earth and grass, and large trees growing from inside the rooms, with limbs extending from windows.