Todays links of interest:
- The Search for Spock is over. There, we said it.
A report from Comic-con on the awesome casting choice of Zachary Quinto as the younger Spock in J.J. Abrams "Star Trek Movie." 40 years of geekdom in a single sentence.
- "The Simpsons Movie"
You might have heard about this.
- HBO comedy site shut down
Ah, the problems with creating new online "destinations". Is the corporate mind up to the task?
- .9 million dime’s odd, secret journey
Imagine just randomly clicking on a link and finding that one of your former employers just sold a .9 million dime. That would be weird.
- Mystery Movie Teaser Has Gamers Seeking Alternate Reality
Trailers — often the only reason to go to the movies — are finally entering the 21st century. Welcome. The water’s fine.
- Ripken, Gwynn May Set Record for Hall of Fame Induction Crowd
Makes sense: by playing for the same team for their entire careers, and being consistently good-to-great at what they did, both players remind people of a Baseball era that never really existed.
- Microsofts master plan: be Google. Be Apple
Hasn’t Microsoft’s master plan always included "be Apple?"
- Steve Jobs’ Forgotten Child: Apple TV
Apple TV? Are they still making those?
- Schilling Critical of Bonds, McGwire, Others
Curt Schilling reminds us of one of those "family values" politicians who makes his bones railing against homosexuality, and eventually is discovered to have been picking up men in bus stations.