Let Current, Twitter, and Digg Guide Your Election Night Antics

By Jimmy Rogers Contributing Writer, [GAS] If you’ve been following the election recently and happen to be a geek, odds are you get a bit of your news coverage from social networks.  Well on November 4th, two of those networks, Digg and Twitter, will be coming together on Current TV to bring you an election […]

10 kinds of comments we like (plus 1)

Michael Arrington posted today on Ten Comments You Think Are Cool And Insightful But Aren’t, in which he responds en masse to various complaints and trolling that TechCrunch experiences on a regular basis. No doubt Arrington makes some good points — and certainly the web is inhabited by many trolls in various shapes, sizes, and political affiliations. But rather […]

Automated Assets: After the tone, please enter your express service code

Automated Assets, a short movie by James Dastoli and Robert Datoli, exposes the real faces behind automated phone support systems. From now on, when you call in for support at Dell and get asked for your “express service code”, you’ll now know with whom you’re having to deal with. Enjoy!

New Harry Potter Trailer: Something for Fans to Nibble on While They Wait

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The next film installment in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, was originally slated for release next month, and then a few months ago, suddenly pushed back by Warner Brothers to July 17, 2009. Fans were obviously not too happy about this (oh, the slew […]

Real Consequences for Virtual Theft

by Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] On the heels of the story about a woman “killing” her virtual husband, here’s another reminder that what happens in virtual worlds doesn’t always stay in virtual worlds. The story is that one teenage Dutch boy forced another teenage Dutch boy to hand over his virtual property in the […]