Geek Links of the Week

The lead actors of Game of Thrones are getting paid. HBO is trading their commitment to Season Seven for big raises.  [The Hollywood Reporter]

In an editorial for Businessweek, Tim Cook came out as gay. [Businessweek]

Netflix is probably going to end up the second-biggest victim of the death of net neutrality (the end users being the biggest victim). Here’s how Netflix is currently being throttled by ISPs. [Medium]

Good news! YouTube has launched 60 FPS playback for videos in HD. It only works on Chrome right now but you probably have it on your computer anyway. [PC World]

Jim Cameron is a fan of pushing technology used in movies and creating visual epics (almost as much as George Lucas) but he’s not sold on virtual reality yet. He says that if you want virtual reality, play a video game. Of course he’d say something smart like that. He’s from up the road in Kap. Must be that Northern Ontario water. [GameSpot]


About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on October 31, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: