Fire up your Start menu or Dock and think carefully for a moment: Out of all your ageing desktop apps, how many do you really rely on these days -- or even better, how many of them don't already have very capable web app alternatives you could use instead? Unless you're a film editor or a graphic designer, it's probably time to let those old-fashioned, clunky desktop apps go.
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It is as if you were doing work, a new browser game by impish developer Pippin Barr, simulates puttering around inside Windows 95, clicking dialog boxes and mashing your keyboard to type out reports and emails. Depending on your real job, it's a relaxing desktop toy or a horrifying parody of your waking life. It's a fine example of the overlooked (and previously unnamed) gaming genre of officecore.
Season 2, episode 2 of Static is here: We chat about how many of your Facebook friends are actually friends, why on Earth people line up for stuff (RTX, In-And-Out pop ups), the pros and cons of open plan offices, and you ask us -- what's the nerdiest way to ask someone out on a date?
We also chat to Stef Dawson, best known as Annie Cresta from The Hunger Games.