Angry Robot

Maximum Wage

Queen Street route proposed for new Toronto subway

Hot tamale! Would take me right to work and back! If I’m still living and working in the same places in 10+ years…?

Apple Has Secret Team Working on Virtual Reality Headset

I mean, they probably have a secret team working on space lasers too, but still.

How to Win at Monopoly and Lose All Your Friends


 <blockquote>        <p>Monopoly was, in fact, a rip-off of “The Landlord’s Game”, a game designed decades earlier by Elizabeth Magie, a proponent of Georgism ( The game was designed to teach children about the inherent unfairness of the capitalist land-grabbing system, and demonstrate how it enriches landlords while impoverishing tenants. Interestingly, it also included rules for a co-operative, anti-monopolist “Prosperity Game”, in which victory was achieved when all players had at least double their original stake.</p>  </blockquote>


So Far, Amazon and Netflix Are Sundance’s Top Buyers

Welcome to the future.

Anywhere but Medium

Bloomberg, Sensing an Opening, Revisits a Potential White House Run

“If Republicans were to nominate Mr. Trump or Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, a hard-line conservative, and Democrats were to pick Mr. Sanders, Mr. Bloomberg … has told allies he would be likely to run.”

How Change Happens


Last decade’s transit plans are coming together

How Many Kardashians Can You Name Before You Grow Weary Of Life?

My kind of clickbait.

New proposal for Scarborough subway plan includes fewer stops

But extends the Crosstown LRT into Scarbs to compensate. Plus SmartTrack.

David Bowie’s 25 Favorite Albums

Detecting faces in objects and random noise


Plan in the works to redesign King Street

Finally. This has been proposed since at least the 80s.

Donald Trump and the Causes of 'Trumpism'

The complete guide to virtual reality in 2016 (so far)

The Internet of Things That Talk About You Behind Your Back

Why Media Titans Would Be Wise Not to Overlook Netflix

People are starting to notice.

“Because really, for Netflix to win, everyone else has to lose.” And that can’t happen. Right?

Fun mental exercise of the day: what audacious shit could Netflix do next? If they were going to buy a content company, who would it be? Would they ever buy the pipes? The screens? How about expanding to sports, news, live content? Would they get into other media – music, books?

Oscar Nominations 2016 – The New York Times

“For the second year in a row, Oscar voters put forth an all-white field of acting nominees.”

Brian Eno Shares David Bowie’s Final Email to Him

Quincy Jones protege; currently developing new live-performance tech with MIT. Damn.

Why tech-savvy Indians are mad at Mark Zuckerberg

Good ol’ Facebook.

That Dragon, Cancer

The George Awakens

“It took a forgery to get him called an artist.”

Great article (thanks y). I’m one of those who views the prequels as a noble failure rather than something to be excised from the history books. (I can go on at length about how Sith is better than Jedi). I loved The Force Awakens upon first viewing, but as a kid I loved Jedi and was disturbed by Empire and now realize that Jedi wasn’t that great. Abrams aimed for the original but is dangerously close to Jedi, the original Star Wars remake.