The Angry Video Game Nerd

James Rolfe, an independent filmmaker from New Jersey, became an accidental pioneer in integrated retail and distribution when he created an Angry Video Game Nerd.

The Angry Video Game Nerd

The Angry Video Game Nerd

Nostalgia fuelled crowdsourcing

In February 2012, Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie raised USD $325,327 via an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign. The creation of a New Jersey based independent filmmaker, James Rolfe, AVGN started out as a joke. It was simply a video made for friends in 2004. After Youtube was launched in 2005, Rolfe began posting Nerd episodes online. These went viral after a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode, which had received over 8 million views by 2015. Each episode is centered on The Nerd giving his opinions on terrible videogames from the past. 

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    Raspberry Pi Beginnings

    The Raspberry Pi B+ came with an 8GB MicroSD card. This had the NOOBS operating system package already installed on it. The MicroSD card got upgraded to 64GBs. This had to be formatted to FAT32 in order for it to run on the Raspberry Pi. Overview of this process is given below. There is also some general discussion about the Pi and its place in British Computing. 

    The Canakit Kit version of Raspberry Pi

    The CanaKit version of Raspberry Pi

     

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      12 Days Of YouTube

      Remotely-Interested.com was defined by rapid progress in its first year of going online. Blogging, podcasting and even t-shirts all came about in 2014. Admittedly, the blog schedule was impacted upon by a heavy work load of peer reviewed articles; book chapters; setting up the front and back end of a laser scanning department, as well as a host of other digitally related things. Fixing and managing this is within reach in 2015.

       

      The year 2014 flew by in sonic like fashion.

       

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        Remotely Interested Podcast (RIP) 001 – Released!

        The Remotely Interested Podcast (RIP) has arrived!

        From now on, this listener supported show will be released every Tuesday.  Supporting it is easy.  Click on the Amazon links featured in the write up of each podcast, click on the Google Ads floating around the pages of remotely-interested.com, or contact us directly about being a sponsor of the show (contact@remotely-interested.com). iTunes will be a subscription destination in the near future.

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        What’s The Podcast About?

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