So far, an estimated 82 million gallons of oil have leaked into the Gulf of Mexico. Everything BP has tried to stop the largest oil spill in history has failed. The company has tried everything from “junk shots” to “top kill” to containment domes, and is still spending $100 million a day to try to cap the well and clean up the mess. The company is even open to suggestions.
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[photopress:peaceoneconsole.gif,full,center] Add one more vote to the “we’d be better off with a single video game console than with multiple ones.” Colin Campbell over at Next-Gen.biz (and who also hosts a video game podcast that treats its audience like adults… that’s rare) used up several column inches to defend the idea that a single, open video game platform… → Read More
Hey, wait a minute. He’s got a good idea. So movie viewership is faltering and music sales are stagnant. Why not mix the two together, creating a synergistic Super Friends? His proposal is simple: movie theaters print a code on their tickets that entitle them to some sort of digital download. It could be a song, a copy of the script, or a screensaver. You get some web traffic, some good… → Read More
This week’s Old Gray Lady Magazine put together a list of the best ideas of the year, some of them tech-y and some of them a-waste-of-everyone’s-time-y. Of the many great ideas, you might want to check out the best way to deflect an asteroid (one of my biggest concerns), the electric hockey skate, posthumous e-mail and the accidental YouTube audition. For that one, think that Britney… → Read More