Blogging Intensifies Link List for Sunday 2023-04-23

21-Apr-2023 – Go Go! Now Is The Best Time To Get Into Super Sentai AKA Power Rangers

Brief Summary: ”
The recent release of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always on Netflix commemorates the 30th anniversary of the franchise, leaning heavily into”

22-Apr-2023 – Twitter Begins Removing Blue Checkmarks From Legacy Verified Users

Brief Summary: “Jon Porter, writing for The Verge:

Twitter has begun removing blue checkmarks en masse from legacy verified accounts, fulfilling one of owner Elon Mu”

23-Apr-2023 – VHS Robot Swaps Tapes, as Seen in Hackers

Brief Summary: “Tape robots are typically used in places that store vast amounts of data – think film studios and government archives. If you’ve seen the 1995 cult mo”

23-Apr-2023 – AI-Powered Speaker is a Chatbot you can Actually Chat with

Brief Summary: “AI-powered chatbots are pretty cool, but most still require you to type your question on a keyboard and read an answer from a screen. It doesn’t have “

22-Apr-2023 – Cory Doctorow’s New Thriller Dramatizes ‘Cryptocurrency Shenanigans’ and ‘Financial Rot’

Brief Summary: “Cory Doctorow just wrote a new thriller “about cryptocurrency shenanigans that will awaken you to how the world really works,” according to his publis”

21-Apr-2023 – Florence + The Machine has released a new single, ‘Mermaids’

Brief Summary: “Florence + The Machine has released a new single, ‘Mermaids’.

The track follows on from her recent album ‘Dance Fever’, and – alongside spoken word”

21-Apr-2023 – Kim Petras has dropped her new single ‘Alone (Feat. Nicki Minaj)’

Brief Summary: “Kim Petras has dropped her new single ‘Alone (Feat. Nicki Minaj)’.

Out now via Republic Records/Amigo Records, the track arrives ahead of Kim’s per”

21-Apr-2023 – Paramore bring catharsis, collective mourning and giddy joy to London’s O2

Brief Summary: ““This is the year of reclaiming shit that should be yours,” declares Hayley Williams onstage at London’s O2 Arena.

She’s talking specifically about”

21-Apr-2023 – Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Movie & Knuckles Spin-off TV Show Release Dates Announced

Brief Summary: “The official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account has revealed the Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Movie is underway for release on December 20th, 2024. At the sam”

21-Apr-2023 – The Next Generation in Graphics, Part 1: Three Dimensions in Software (or, Quake and Its Discontents)

Brief Summary: ”
“Mathematics,” wrote the historian of science Carl Benjamin Boyer many years ago, “is as much an aspect of culture as it is a collection of algorithm”

23-Apr-2023 – Nintendo renames Mario character Blackie to Spike in Japan

Brief Summary: ”
39 years after making his debut, the Wrecking Crew antagonist gets a new name.

In 1984, Nintendo released Wrecking Crew. A unique action/puzzle game”

23-Apr-2023 – The search tax

Brief Summary: “Amazon took in more than $30 billion in ad revenue last year, money spent to elevate some products over others in the hierarchy of attention.

It’s “