August 15, 2014, 2:01 PM — It’s a Friday in summertime, so close the office doors or put on your headphones and view the latest techy, geeky, nerdy or funny videos to get you through until the 5 p.m. whistle blows (or, if you work at one of those companies where they’re tracking you, save this link for when you get home).
Humans Need Not Apply
CGP Grey explains the world of robotic automation in a very entertaining 15-minute video:
How do you know you exist? - James Zucker
In this animated TED-Ed video, James Zucker asks the question whether all existence is just a big dream. Heavy-duty questions for a Friday, but still entertaining for the animation aspect of it (and you may just remember some of your Philosophy 101 lectures):
Xbox One Media Player Preview
Microsoft’s Larry Hryb, a.k.a. “Major Nelson”, gives us this preview of the upcoming Media Player for the Xbox One, which includes DLNA support. Cool to see Microsoft acknowledging that people are storing much of their media (photos, videos and music) on centralized storage boxes, as well as support for video codecs that aren’t just created by Microsoft:
Madden NFL 15: Madden Season
The looming start of the NFL season means two other things - fantasy football and the annual release of the Madden football video game from EA Sports. In this video, we see Kevin Hart and Dave Franco take trash-talking to a completely new level.
The Simpsons Marathon - Creation (Extended)
I still don’t think the world is ready for next Thursday (Aug. 21), when the FXX Network begins its marathon of “The Simpsons”, and here’s another promo for the event:
Happy weekend everyone!