Critical analysis and reviews, Films, Videogames

Ignorance of infrastructure

I don’t want this to be a long post, so I’m going to try and keep it short. But in amongst all the stuff to come tumbling out of events pre and during this year’s E3, especially in regards to the Xbox One, I just feel like companies behind hardware and software for entertainment products are unaware of global access to efficient and fast internet infrastructure, and certainly unaware of the UK situation. Continue reading

Critical analysis and reviews, Films

Iron Man 3 and the internet of things and future tech

Tony Stark is tinkering around in his garage, making himself that bit more cybernetic. He’s been up for 72 hours and even J.A.R.V.I.S. is sure that’s too long. But it’s fine because Tony is about to unleash the next iteration of Iron Man upon the ever faithful droids. The needle is put down and Tony psyches up the computerised intelligences in the room. And then it all goes horribly wrong. Continue reading