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“Terrible Music and Absurdity”: Introducing Trombone Champ, the Internet’s New Favorite Video Game

On Wednesday morning, I saw a tweet from gaming magazine PC Gamer that made me laugh out loud. It contained a video, in which a wide-eyed, pained-looking cartoon trombonist struggled to strike the notes of Beethoven’s Fifth while the composer himself stared grimly off the screen in obvious disapproval. It’s a golden comedic combination of …

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This Week in the Metaverse: Virtual Reality for Surgical Patients, Kraken CEO Steps Down

This Week in the Metaverse: Virtual Reality for Surgical Patients, Kraken CEO Steps Down

Things are moving fast in the metaverse and the wider world of Web3 as a whole. Here’s what you need to know from the past week: Mark Zuckerg’s net worth has fallen about 71% so far in 2022, according to Bloomberg. His new report details how much Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent spending …

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Parks Associates: 23% of US internet households agree movies and music should be available for free

Parks Associates: 23% of US internet households agree movies and music should be available for free

The Future of Video addresses the role of content providers in tackling the growing challenge of piracy DALLAS, September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The latest consumer data from Parks Associates on video habits shows nearly a quarter of U.S. internet households agree pirated content is acceptable, up from 14% in 2019. The international research firm …

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