Adam's Blog on Work & the World


So, I’m sure you’ve heard the news about FIFA…

POSTED IN:  by Kikizo Staff, Jun 13, 2011 at 13:07 EST
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No, I’m not talking about all the hoopla over the allegations that football’s governing body is so corrupt that the Mafia have started sending its members on FIFA business management courses, or the fact that they managed to stage the kind of election that would leave even Robert Mugabe saying “Now, hang on a minute.” More »

Please tell me they’re going to have a club at the top of this ludicrous mile-high skyscraper

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Jun 7, 2011 at 19:24 EST
The exact height is still TBC. But it's a lot.

This frighteningly tall building is 6-7 times the height of London’s Canary Wharf and Paris’ Eiffel Tower, and double the size of the Freedom Tower currently under construction at the site of the World Trade Center in New York City. More »

Modern Warfare 3: Suppressing fire

POSTED IN:  by Haig Chapman, Jun 1, 2011 at 19:37 EST

Shellshock from the Modern Warfare announcement has left me wanting to roll with DICE. I regret feeling the need to kick up a fuss before a game’s even hit the shelves, but I feel there’s just cause for it… More »

What can Apple teach the games industry?

POSTED IN:  by Kikizo Staff, Jun 1, 2011 at 19:34 EST

Apple has risen to meteoric heights over the last decade, a series of victories that saw them go from being a curio computer company barely sustaining itself to being named the most valuable technology company in the world at a cool $222 billion (May 2011). More »

Is The Hangover 2 worth getting out of bed for?

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, May 30, 2011 at 14:21 EST

The first Hangover movie was pretty funny, if I recall (and sort-of-spin-off Due Date is also worth a look if you're in a silly mood). The Hangover Part II isn’t. More »

Is Steve Ballmer too “past it” to run Microsoft?

POSTED IN:  by Kikizo Staff, May 26, 2011 at 15:50 EST
Is he really stuck in the past? REALLY?

According to a hedge fund manager named David Einhorn, yes he is.

Einhorn, whose “Greenlight Capital” hedge fund commands a whole 0.11 per cent of Microsoft shares, reckons the Microsoft exec is “stuck in the past” – and that Ballmer should call it a day and “give someone else a chance” at running the empire. More »