Tag Archives: reddit

[Updated] Developing: Popular Reddit sub r/IamA, Others Go Private

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Earlier today on Reddit, users have alerted all over the site that the immensely popular subreddit r/IAmA went private, along with many other default subreddits that are currently unable to be viewed by non-admins and anyone who isn’t an approved submitter.  Reddit user Diotic currently has posted a running list of “darkened” subreddits that is being actively updated as this situation ... Read More »

Reddit’s Banhammer Crackdown

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Censorship is a tricky subject. On one hand, there are some heinous things we’re exposed to on a daily basis that we wish we weren’t. On the other, it’s kind of the selling point of a free country.  However, people mistake free speech given to them via the government for what others are allowed to do privately. CEO Ellen Pao of ... Read More »

Metal Gear Solid 5 Release Date Leaked?

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Metal Gear Solid 5 may be coming as soon as February 24th of next year, if the date listing of Microsoft’s store page is to be believed. Microsoft is not the only store showing this. Rakuten, a Japanese electronics company is showing the same release date. Rakuten is the largest e-commerce site in Japan and one of the largest in ... Read More »

FCC Commissioner faces Reddit AMA.

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Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner of the USA Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently did a one hour Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddit. The FCC has recently been the center of much debate and controversy. Some weeks ago they gained the collective ire of the US when they failed to make a decision on net neutrality and choose instead to push the ... Read More »

Zoe Quinn: Censorship, Hypocrisy, and Double Standard

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(Warning: Many of the sources I link contain strong language and some include less-than tactful approaches to presenting information.) I am going to begin again by saying this: This is not an attack on Zoe Quinn nor is this an evaluation of her character. The fact she is discussed at all is coincidental, she just so happens to be the ... Read More »

Zoe Quinn and the Unfortunate State of the Gaming Industry

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(Warning: Many of the sources I link contain strong language and some include less-than tactful approaches to presenting information.) Second article on the subject here. Third here. Unfortunate is likely too easy of a word to use in describing how the gaming industry functions at the moment, gaming journalism included. I only chose unfortunate because great members of the gaming ... Read More »

What We Learned from the Gabe Newell / Valve AMA

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Today, March 4th, Gabe Newell and others from Valve held an AMA (Ask Me Anything, an interview of sorts) on Reddit.  You can find the whole thread here. The focus of this will not be what did we learn about Gabe personally, but what information did we learn about Valve’s future intentions? The new Source 2 engine will focus greatly ... Read More »

The Survivor 2299 Creator Speaks Out- The AMA Summary

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Since the website of thesurvivor2299.com was found, it took us all for a ride, and then when it revealed it wasn’t Fallout 4, it did leave everyone with a lot of questions. Luckily over the weekend the creator of the site created the Reddit name of DCHoaxer and did a Ask Me Anything over his site. Minus the whining “How ... Read More »