Blockbuster’s Demise – How Blockbuster Failed to Acquire Netflix and Led Itself To Ruin – Bad Ideas #34

This week Tony and Albert take on the demise of Blockbuster and how they could have acquired Netflix for a mere 50 million of their current 100 billion dollar worth. We also talk about the stagnation of a business model and their inability to change with technology like Redbox. || More Human Echoes stuff: http://humanechoes.com…

KSP 1.4 Mun Orbiting Space Station Part 1

Joe has been wanting to build a fueling station in the orbit of the Mun, so we’re tackling the first part of that today. Eventually this station will have a Convertotron, and a detatchable lander that will drop down to the Mun’s surface and mine ore. We’re using the BIG docking ports this time around…

Minecraft Let’s Play Big Builds: Netherblock Part 18

In this Minecraft Let’s Play we get into some truly dark humor. Like…wow. If Liam Neesom ever watches this we may be in trouble. Meanwhile there’s death galore as the nether continues to get more and more dangerous as we actively destroy any semblance of structure near the portal. Enjoy! || More Human Echoes stuff:…

:CueCat – The Failed Bar Code Scanner for the Internet Age – Bad Ideas #33

http://traffic.libsyn.com/badideas/Bad_Ideas_CueCat.mp3 The :CueCat was the product of the marketing minds over at the Digital Convergence Corporation. They wanted to have a product that would allow consumers to scan proprietary codes in magazines that would be routed through their service to a web page of the manufacturers choosing. They weren’t really solving a problem anyone actually…

Minecraft Let’s Play Big Builds: Netherblock Part 17

It’s time for more Minecraft Let’s Play as we continue the largest build ever…except for the Dirt Block I guess. In this episode Hannah’s secret project is revealed and Joe makes the most amazing shot with a bow and a ghast and it’s so freaking awesome. Plus Al dies a lot so that always fun.…