Social Design Auto-Zips The Sun at Halloween Havoc ‘98 – WIRed #71

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As we get over the Halloween hangover and celebrate a new month, this week on WIRed discusses the importance of social involvement of architecture, Under Armour’s upcoming one-handed magnetic zipper, British tabloid rag ‘The Sun’ fails again (shocker, right?), and the horror of the 1998 WCW Halloween Havoc pay-per-view.

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British “Newspaper” (read: Rag) Mistakes ‘Deus Ex’ Game For Real-Life Tech

Oh, The Sun; Britain’s sad excuse of a tabloid, rumor-mongering news-rag; calling it a “newspaper is disrespectful to actual, legitimate newspapers. It’s kinda like the Onion; except that it’s not satirical , not funny, and The Sun expects you to take them seriously. Sure, whatever.  a couple of weeks ago, The Sun reported that the United States technology firm Sarif Industries was developing cybernetic eyeball for human implantation that could give us 20/20 vision and allow us to be monitored by any government agency our our choice.  Even with the uproar about the NSA and everything that came along with it, THIS had to a hit the “too-stupid-too-be-true” level to most sensible human beings. Oh wait, I’m talking about The Sun. Continue reading “British “Newspaper” (read: Rag) Mistakes ‘Deus Ex’ Game For Real-Life Tech”