Tag Archives: online gaming

Soccer 2.0

By | October 25, 2007

  Photo: The Offside In Soccer 1.0 the manager is king. But an Israeli football team is experimenting with a sort of crowd-sourcing, wisdom-of-the-Kop type approach, where fans monitor the game online and suggest starting line-up, tactics and substitutions. Reuters reports from Tel Aviv that “diehard football fan Moshe Hogeg was so upset when star striker Lionel Messi… Read More »

Social Technology vs Antisocial Technology

By | December 3, 2004

After chatting with Jerry Michalski, a great guy and a keen supporter of social software, I was given to thinking. This is what I thought: I know other people use the term, and I haven’t read everything they’ve written, but I feel the world of technology can be divided between ‘social technology’ and ‘antisocial technology’. To me social… Read More »

Is It Really The Russian Mafia?

By | March 17, 2004

TechNewsWorld, in an article entitled “Worm Variants Part of Russian Mafia Extortion Scheme”, quotes Gartner research director Richard Stiennon told TechNewsWorld as saying of the recent spate of computer worms: “the real intent of the dueling viruses is to deny site availability to online gaming companies and other sites that have not complied with Russian mobsters’ demands”. But… Read More »

News: Three Hours Of Gaming A Night. Is It Enough?

By | September 8, 2003

 From the Give The People What They Want Dept, a survey by Gamer.tv, a provider of online gaming, “as well as compelling and entertaining TV video games programmes”, said it had surveyed more than 1,000 young men and women in the UK and found that “respondents played an average of three hours of computer games a night and over… Read More »

News: Another Thai crackdown

By | July 9, 2003

    After terrorists and drug dealers, Thailand is launching another crackdown, this time on online gamers. According to a report by the BBC, Thailand will impose a night curfew on online gaming, because of concerns about rising addiction rates among young players. The curfew will block game servers between 2200 and 0600 daily from 15 July, on the… Read More »