Highlights from Guardian Technology (Because otherwise I just don’t get around to reading it now that it’s no longer in the print edition).
With tax breaks for the videogames industry announced, is gaming becoming culturally acceptable?
In the US, algorithms are already reporting the news. Scary… but not as scary as Glenn Beck.
Ever read spam? What if they paid you?
Aren’t those who buy music frequently the same ones who pirate it? Another reason why the Digital Economy bill might need more thought.
Books, Writing & Storytelling
Jeff Howe at Wired has an idea: What if everyone on Twitter read the same book?
For all your cultural avant-garde needs: UbuWeb.
Making drama out of tweets, IMs and other social media postings: Inst Msgs.
Yet another Facebook privacy change…
Useful Apps & Downloads
Superb open source cross-platform video and internet TV player Miro has upgraded to version 3 – and added a video converter.
Games & Other Distractions
Could this be the UK Hulu? SeeSaw streams live and archive UK TV.
Blip.fm + payment mechanism = mflow?