Bellyfeel Weekly RoundupLet’s start this week with something exciting… Better Call Saul Season 2!

Is Netflix set to be the next $100 Billion dollar company? – The data seems to suggest so.

But let’s hear it from the man himself – check out Reed Hasting’s recent talk in Germany!

And speaking of billion dollar companies – this story of Lynda.com is quite inspiring!

Fans of Myst are bound to be happy about this…Myst-Island-Map

Things are once again heating up in the music /streaming industry, and Apple is at the dead center of it.

And it isn’t just the music biz that Apple wants… it wants TV too!

But Apple can’t win at everything – as Android beats iOS on mobile revenue in our #1 set of facticals.

This is a great article from Henry Jenkins! Can the extended Marvel universe enable political debates?

Factical set #2, the gaming industry will hit $91.5 billion in 2015!

This is a question that I have pondered for years now… why are Minecraft videos so damned addictive?

This looks pretty interesting, check out the trailer for Assent – a Virtual Reality Documentary.

Factical Set #3 – This is a BIG number… There will be 1 billion global tablet users this year!

EVE_Online_Screenshot_Fleet2Eve Online is one of the most successful interactive Storyworlds of all time, but how exactly has it managed to survive so long?

You have gotta respect a good actor, who only cares about putting the quality of the script first… Christopher Eccleston is that actor.

Moving onto social TV, (and some great data) ShareThis has recently released a report which, highlights the role of social media in TV viewing.

And in more Social TV news – 80% of Millennials will tune into a TV show if someone on their social networks shares a clip or trailer of the show.

It’s a case study we use a lot here – and for good reason. Find out why The Voice is so successful when it comes to Hashtags.

They finally tried it – Twitter have attempted to crack the science behind a reality TV Hashtag

Does this remind you of yourself? Do you have binge reading disorder?

Let’s close this week on something a little dark, and thought provoking – is digital technology putting our history in jeopardy?

 

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book” – Groucho Marx

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