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Monday, October 11, 2010

Quote To Live By:

“An opportunity well taken is always a weapon of advantage.” – Batman

Up Front:

Lucasfilm’s J.W. Rinzler Talks About The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back [Vanity Fair]

Gadgets:

IPad Influx Spurs Demand for Fast Wi-Fi [PC World]|
Check Out The Australian Flying Saucer That Can Transport Buildings [Business Insider]
Breaking: Captions for Web Video Becomes Law Today with President’s Signature [Beet]
Microsoft phone ads spoof smart phone addiction [Yahoo News via AP]

Gaming:

AT&T U-Verse TV Heading To Xbox 360 [14U]

[IGN]
Microsoft Ditching In-Game Ad Division [Console Press]

Culture:

Simpsons Producer on Banksy Gag: ‘95% of It Is Just the Way He Wanted’ [NY Times: ArtsBeat]
Nine Winning Videos from the Video Awards [NY Times]
Columbia Casts Rhys Ifans as Villain in Spider-Man [The Wrap]
Kickass Cosplay of the Day [Daily What]
Inside Warners’ move to nix 3D on HP7 [Variety]
Will The Hobbit find its Bilbo in Martin Freeman? [Blastr]

News:

Gates Foundation Calling For New Higher Ed Tech Initiatives With $20M Fund [CRN]
Man Dreams of Bringing Dinosaurs to Central Park [AOL]
Facebook, Zynga Impose Fees on Private Sales of Shares [Bloomberg]

Video:

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Nerdy Want:

Blackest Night Green Lantern Ring (DC, $2.79; Free If You Checked In On Foursquare at NYCC)

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