Six days ago, the PlayStation Network went down. Although some users can manage to get Netflix and other services to work, video gaming online continues to be a lost cause.
As soon as PSN flickered out, rumors began circling that the outage had been caused by the most notorious of all internet griefers: Anonymous.
OH MIT NO: I don't know how I missed this when it made its splash back in January; maybe I was, oh, you know, spending too much time on Planet Sanity. But MIT Media Lab has unveiled its newest gee-whiz product: the Autom, a robot that tells you you're too fat.
That's right. It's a robot. That tells you you're fat
back, we hope you didn't forsake us after we took a week off! This week
promises to be a doozy, packed with too many festival to fest at, and a
lot of funny business.MONDAY 4.25[trivia] Boston Nerdnite @ Middlesex Lounge
Photo by Joshua Hoffine
HorrorHound Weekend -- recently held in Indianapolis -- is like summer camp for horror nerds:
thousands of terror aficionados congregate to meet creepy celebrities like Joe
Bob Briggs or Ted White (who played Jason in Friday
the 13th Part 4), buy a shitload of hard-to-find movie memoribilia, and
discus obscure rubber monster movies with people dressed like Freddy Krueger
and giant robots until 4:30 in the morning.
It's been well over a month since Sheenageddon first detonated, and while our favorite winner's grotesque mania-fueled hijinks have perhaps lost a little of their luster, they show no sign of stopping. Two hours ago, Sheen rolled into town for his apparently sold-out "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option Tour" show at the Agganis Arena.
Another week at the Phoenix, another issue crammed with information -- specifically, The Information (but not that The Information).Plus, Carly Carioli explains net neutrality in a way that you can totally steal and
use to impress your friends at (deeply nerdy) parties.
By, hopefully your It's another lazy Sunday evening -- so feed your mind.
And now, for some nerd-inspired slam poetry:This is for the nerds who want to get involved with humanoid robots but never had a chance to go to a workshop! This is for the people who have had to rewind their videos because whoever rented it before them didn't!This is for the zombies that got autopsied without donating their bodies to science!
I hope you watched that entire Duke Nukem Forever trailer. Next, you should watch this compilation of one-liners from previous Duke Nukem games. Are you feeling like more of a man yet? Because I do. And I'm a woman. So that's saying something.
Duke Nukem Forever seems to be in a perpetual state of controversy.
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