ICANN created a history project documenting its formation nineteen years ago. I’m captivated by the interviews: corralling support and preventing disputes between so many interests seems like an impossible task. I couldn’t imagine the current political climate would come close to breaking something away from the US government with such bipartisan support. Their policies are downright ridiculous at times, but their history is certainly rich.
In Apple’s latest The Rock x Siri advertisement you can hear the Wilhelm Scream at 2m43s. After the episode of Twenty Thousand Hertz about its backstory, it’s hard not to find it everywhere.
Vault 11 in the game Fallout: New Vegas contains an interesting experiment: how would people react if an authority tells them to sacrifice one of their own? Oxhorn examines the vault and draws parallels to the Milgram experiment. Excellent worldbuilding.