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This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

By  Adam Savage March 25, 2016
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Around here we like to write about artificial intelligence (AI). In fact we beginning to seek professional help for obvious unhealthy fixation and had vowed not to write about it ever again (ever again beginning defined as a couple of weeks). And then Microsoft’s Tay AI Twitter bot happened.
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Honey, The Domino’s Delivery Bot is Here

By  Adam Savage March 21, 2016
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Domino’s is at it again, sort of. Just last year they made it so you could Tweet an order and now they’re taking automation a step further, it’s just not exactly the same Domino’s.
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Oh Snap!

By  Adam Savage June 11, 2015
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Oh snap, Major League Baseball (MLB) just joined Snapchat (no jokes about sending ball pics).
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The Business of Entertainment or Hollywood’s Spending Problem

By  Kristen Anderson May 27, 2015
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As we enter summer it is time for Hollywood to bring out some of the biggest movies of the year. The screens will be dominated by movies whose production budgets start north of $100 million and soar to $280 million for Avengers: Age of Ultron. These numbers do not include the estimated additional $100 million spent per movie for North American marketing plus another $100 million for international marketing. However, the returns can be just as staggering with early summer entrant Furious 7 taking in $1 billion in a record setting 17 days.

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