Real-time broadcast monitoring service Critical Mention just added 50 top U.S. radio stations to the roster of broadcast streams it digitizes and renders into easily searchable text, it announced yesterday.
"Heavy Rain," a hotly anticipated PlayStation 3 game being released today, is an emotional epic about four people trying to find a boy who's been kidnapped by a serial killer--and it features nearly photo-realistic graphics that ask the player, "How far are you prepared to go to save someone you love?"
Buzzmedia has just launched a new music video site called The Live Buzz, under the curatorship of Nic Harcourt. How famliiar you are with Harcourt depends on whether you buy your CDs from Walmart or stream music from Hype Machine.
This week, Ubisoft released "Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood," the latest title in the critically acclaimed series full of historical mysteries, stealthy action, and futuristic technology. Writer Jeffrey Yohalem talk to Fast Company about the games' narrative, its influences, and how he meshed Renaissance Italy with the modern world.
The "L Train Notwork," a digital experiment/stunt/art project from the creative agency WeMakeCoolSh.it, launched on NYC subways Monday, allowing commuters to chat and flirt via their devices. Have they invented a whole new marketing channel?
The other must-see Muppet movie this month is a documentary exploring how Jim Henson's puppetry inspired one man to go way beyond Kermit and create a giggling global icon named Elmo.