Monday, June 26, 2006

Who is the Most Memorable Casino Movie Character?

James Bond character is gaining popularity with the upcoming re-release of "Casino Royale" movie and threatens to beat nick santoro from "Casino". Recent poll shows that more than 40% of users vote for James Bond as their most memorable casino movie character.

Casino Movie | digg story

Friday, June 23, 2006

AP Article On Digg 'Expansion'

"Jay Adelson, chairman and chief executive of Digg Inc., said the site started with technology news because its initial users were interested and savvy in technology. But as the site grew to 300,000 registered users, 10 times as many as a year ago, many tried to post news in other categories anyhow, he said."

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Digg's 8 million 'social freeloaders'

Digg reportedly attracted 8.5 million visitors in May, but only has 304,000 registered users, submitting, on average, about 2000 stories a day. The Social Web that is purported to be harnessing a �collective wisdom� of millions, is merely reflecting the opinions of a small number of self-selected active contributors...

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Sunday, June 18, 2006

True stories from game testing: the industry's dirty back door

"When you talk to many gamers about what the most important job is when developing a game, few people will bring up game QA testing. It's an important job, though, and he testers have it tough: those poor folks who spend their days and nights locked in some basement trying to find all the ways they can break a product." -ars

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Saturday, June 17, 2006

The Ivy League at the Blackjack Table?

The story of the super-smart of MIT and how they took their intellectual capacity and conquered Vegas at its own game. The power of the mind will never cease to amaze, and these college kids showed how one can transform his IQ to dollars.

Blackjack System | digg story

Friday, June 16, 2006

Online Gambling Not Only Illegal, Now Also Unmentionable

Apparently, the state of Washington doesn't feel that classifying online gamblers as felons is draconian enough, as it's now looking to crack down on internet speech as well. The first victim of the new law is not charged with gambling itself, but of maintaining a website that discussed, reviewed and linked to online gambling sites.

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