The first week of June has been a busy week in the news. Apple announced big changes in its upcoming iOS 8 at the WWDC. There has been much buzz about the Tony Awards, with TV favorites Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston almost sure to win, and Hugh Jackman hosting again. The movie that girls and women have been waiting for, The Fault in Our Stars, has finally opened, to great reviews. And Bill Watterson, of Calvin and Hobbes, has returned for a brief comic stint.
Here are 10 Interesting Articles on Pop Culture and Technology from the first week in June, 2014:
1. 31 Incredible Etsy Products For “The Fault In Our Stars” Fans – Buzzfeed. These are so adorable. I think I might be too old to wear it though. But there are posters and other non-wearables for sale.
2. With iOS 8, The iPhone Will Become Your Digital Hub – TechCrunch. There are so many articles about the next iOS it was difficult to choose only one, and I’m sure there will be many before before it is actually launched.
3. Tonys: How the ‘Hedwig’ Team Turned Neil Patrick Harris Into a Bona Fide Rock Star – The Hollywood Reporter. I’m dying to see this show.
4. Ever Wished That Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson Would Return to the Comics Page? Well, He Just Did – Pearls Before Swine. Such a fan. This is a great read.
5. Women in video games is not just about flipping genders – Technology Tell. We desperately need many more women making video games.
6. Watch these teens react to an introductory video about the Internet from the 1990s – Digital Trends. Forget not being cool. The worst thing about the Internet in the 90s was dial-up.
7. Grownups: This Movie Season Is for You!: 25 Picks For Summer – AARP. (Compare with Summer Movies for Teens 2014) I’ll give you a hint, 5 movies overlapped between the lists.
8. Programming through play: Why teaching kids to code will change how the rest of us code – The Next Web (TNW) Love this!
Which was your favorite article? If you wrote or read a blog post this week that you think is great and you would like to share, please add it to the comments.