0109friday is about cory doctorow giving us a lecture about why instant messaging is bad for your work morale and levels of attention (and why you need to write a page every single day), forging ideas about whales with gagballs and smearing is the new swallowing, the new dose of freakangels and to finalize working hours, the finalists of the 11th annual indepent games festival with pixeljunk eden on top. there’s even a steampunkish point-n-click, machinarium, by the makers of samorost, a very absurd game called you have to burn the rope and also something wondrous called feist (below).