This Week in Kickstarter – Watching Spiderman with 4chan


This Week in Kickstarter we’ve got a questionably legal streaming device, a 3D rebirth of a 2D browser RPG, and a point and click ghost hunting adventure. WINTERTIDE, a first-person competitive team survival game A Multiplayer Winter Survival Where You Are Able To Reincarnate As Certain Wildlife Upon Death. Wintertide is a game about team orientation and survival. Players experience ... Read More »

The Mathematical Failure of Subjective Reporting


A lot of people these days wonder what’s wrong with journalism. How is it that people like Jayson Blair, for example, can report for outfits as prestigious as the New York Times and routinely turn in articles with fabricated quotes from people he never met and never interviewed?  He was only fired, after several years and six hundred articles, when ... Read More »

Veerender Jubal Photoshopped To Be Paris Attacker


When it comes to the game of terrorism, there are no winners—only losers. On a faithful Friday the 13th, people in Paris were enjoying themselves until out of nowhere everything was taken away in an instant. Almost as if the superstition about the date were true, at least 129 people took their last breath that night. Future families gone in the ... Read More »

The Spotify Narrative and Taylor Swift

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Since Spotify was established in October of 2008, it has become somewhat of a herald of innovative technology for consumers. On the other hand, some people have come to consider it a bane for music industry. Unsurprisingly, some of these people are musicians. Three in particular have been very vocal in their attempts to push the anti-Spotify (and in some ... Read More »

This Week in Kickstarter – Modern Anime Ninjas

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This Week in Kickstarter…   Shinobigami – Modern Ninja Battle Tabletop RPG from Japan An original Japanese story-focused tabletop RPG of drama, action, tactics and frenemies, set in a modern ninja cold war. Shinobigami is a tabletop RPG that originally developed and published in Japan. The game is a fast, one-session style RPG that focuses on inter-character drama, stories of conflict ... Read More »

4 Classy Electronic Gadgets Every Businessman Needs in His Pocket

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Have you ever heard someone say, “Dress like a businessman”? This does not just refer to the suit that you wear but also to the accessories. Most businessmen own a laptop, smartphone, digital camera and a Bluetooth headset. But technology has evolved and therefore, so should you. These gadgets are not only used for convenience but also to enhance your ... Read More »

Law Professor Wants DMCA-Style Takedown System to Combat Online Harassment

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Once again, we have people pushing the idiotic notion that restricting free speech can be used to protect oppressed groups. This paper was written by Ann Bartow, Director of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property and Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. In it she calls for an end to Section 230 of ... Read More »

This Week in Kickstarter – Limbo Meets Silent Hill

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This week in Kickstarter we have a a wearable device you can control computers with using movements in your hand, a collectible card RPG, a 3D scanner for your phone, and more! Dropfleet Commander An orbital space combat game. Dropfleet Commander is a planetary invasion themed board game for 2 players. In it you’ll take command of the orbital battle ... Read More »

The Troubling Power of the Internet Moderator

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The Internet is a great place because it gives people the opportunity to engage in their passions, whether their passions are video games or taxidermy, cards or cartography. Often the embodiment of this passion is the moderator. Someone who puts in a ton of time every day to provide something for people who share interests. Good mods with a good group can create ... Read More »

The Reddit Problem and the Judgmental Safe Space

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I’m going to get a little personal with you guys for a second, so bear with me. The last couple months I’ve been going through a hard time, for a variety of personal reasons. I won’t go into the gritty details, but I am a fairly closed off person. I don’t like talking to people I know about my issues. The ... Read More »