China’s Web Junkies: An Internet Addiction Documentary

shockleewebpic_chinawebjunkiesWatch this short documentary from the NY Times about a boot camp treatment facility for internet addicted youth in China where since 2008, internet addiction has been declared a clinical disorder and a top health threat to teenagers.

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100 Things To Watch In 2014

shockleewebpic_100things2014If you’re wondering what will be trending or gaining popularity in the year ahead check out this list from JWT.

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An Up Close Look At Microsoft’s Xbox One

shockleewebpic_xboxoneOut this week, Microsoft’s new Xbox One is a gaming system, set-top box, PC, Blu-ray player and universal remote all wrapped into one that comes 8 years after its predecessor, the Xbox 360.

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Watch The New Pirate Bay Documentary – TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away From Keyboard

TPB AFK, the new documentary about the founders of the Pirate Bay is here. Directed by Simon Klose, read more about this project which we covered last month. Watch this full length feature and tell us your thoughts.

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Watch The Trailer For The Pirate Bay Documentary Due This Spring

Watch this trailer for the upcoming documentary about the founders of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, TPB AFK. The film is directed by Simon Klose and will be released this spring for free online and for sale in download and DVD form for those that would like to support the filmmakers.

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Clouds: A Documentary On Code, Culture & The Future Of Visualization

Check out ‘Clouds’ a computational documentary film in the making by Jonathan Minard and James George on the future of visualization and the digital experience.

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[NYC] Fri Feb 4th: DADAMACHINIMA Opens @ Devotion Gallery

DADAMACHINIMA explores tactics of emergent gameplay, disrupted modes of interactivity, and brute-force hacks of contemporary (video)game interfaces and environments. The works include:

In Aram Bartholl’s project ‘First Person Shooter’ a now iconic screen-element, adapted from the videogame Counter-Strike, is transferred into physical space. Players can cut and glue parts from a do-it-yourself kit together and receive a pair of glasses bearing the protagonist’s arm with the weapon.

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