Transhumanism, androids, electric sheep… I’ve always had a fascination with life beyond (Two Sou… Ok, I’ll see myself out!) our limited existence in meatspace. Last night, a regular evening playing a game turned into a collision course with androids, consoles and fourth-wall breaking shenanigans.
Retro is back. There is no denying that. Many players are seeking their childhood games and are willing to pay for that kind of nostalgia boost. No wonder game companies are looking to gain a buck or two in that niche market. Nintendo did a good job in revamping retro gaming, but it is not always sunshine and rainbows.
In the recent years, more technology buzzwords are sprouting up everywhere: gamification, big data, virtual reality, internet of things (IoT). The latter one is where I would like to focus on. Continue reading “More Than Meets the Eye … Internet in Disguise”