Un vendeur en ligne de jeux vidéos ajoute une clause de don de leur âme dans leurs clauses commerciales… Comme personne ne les lit, ils acceptent de donner leur âme! Brillant. Les attentifs sont récompensés d’un bon d’achat de5$…
7,500 shoppers unknowingly sold their soulsApril 6, 2010 4:24 PM275x250.jpgThousands of shoppers unknowingly signed their souls over to a computer-game store after failing to read the terms and conditions on their website.GameStation added the « immortal soul clause » to online purchases earlier this month stating customers granted them the right to claim their soul.While all shoppers during the test were given a simple tick box option to opt out, very few did this, which would have also rewarded them with a £5 voucher.The store claims this show 88 percent of people do not read the terms and conditions of a website before they make a purchase.Bosses also say they will not be enforcing their rights and will now email customers nullifying any claim on their soul.
MoMA acquires the @ symbol
Le départment d’Architecture et de design du MoMA a procédé à l’acquisition symbolique de l’arobase.
The acquisition of @ takes one more step. It relies on the assumption that physical possession of an object as a requirement for an acquisition is no longer necessary, and therefore it sets curators free to tag the world and acknowledge things that "cannot be had" — because they are too big (buildings, Boeing 747’s, satellites), or because they are in the air and belong to everybody and to no one, like the @ — as art objects befitting MoMA’s collection. The same criteria of quality, relevance, and overall excellence shared by all objects in MoMA’s collection also apply to these entities.
Un nouvel iPhone ce soir et vraisemblablement un upgrade d’iPhone OS…
Apple plans to take the wraps off iPhone OS 4.0 this Thursday, April 8 during a special media event in Cupertino. The event will take place at 10am Pacific Time on Apple’s campus, giving a « sneak peek » into the future of the iPhone OS.
The company has made a tradition of unveiling the next major iteration of the iPhone operating system every spring. Since the event is only a few days away, there’s not much time for rampant speculation, but you can be sure to catch coverage of the announcements here at Ars. (Update: Yes, we’ll be covering it live!)