How to get XBMC to show Asian text
I recently rebuilt my media player computer to use XBMC as a front end. It’s a great piece of software: slick, usable, and powerful. It was originally written to run on the original X-Box, but it’s now available for several platforms. I’m running it on Linux/XOrg without a desktop environment, and it starts up really quickly.
Amazon and the Japanese rape simulator
Here’s a weird story. Amazon were, until a few days ago, stocking a Japanese rape simulation computer game. The Belfast Telegraph discovered the listing and was predictably shocked. Politicians piled in on the outrage—they couldn’t go wrong, after all.