I’ve always wondered what goes into creating a show like Rick and Morty.

Adult Swim goes behind the scenes to see the cutting-edge animation techniques introduced this season, including special hand-drawn segments, an epic “Game of Thrones”-style battle scene that features hundreds of characters, special 3D models and more.

The Verge explores Ikea’s push into smart home technology and why that’s a big deal.

For seven years, Ikea has treated the smart home as a hobby. That’s changing now that Björn Block’s Home Smart division has been promoted to the same importance as Living Room, Bedroom, and all the other Ikea businesses that have come to define the company. Ikea faces the challenge of teaming up with Google, Amazon, Apple, and other tech giants while also battling them for primacy in the home.

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In this Data Point, Andy takes you behind the scenes of the PASS 2019 Summit on his way to his presentation.

The livestream of the session Andy’s walking to is at http://franksworld.com/2019/11/06/ssis-devops-and-azure-containers/

This is part of our on going coverage of PASS 2019 Summit.

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