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Twitter Trust and Safety Council is Anything But

February 22, 2016 by Todd Wohling

It has been a fun ride on social media website Twitter; however, like all good things, this too must come to an end.  Twitter is going down, and it will…

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The Most Important Month for Spacetime in 100 Years

February 22, 2016 by Todd Wohling

Albert Einstein wrote the General Theory of Relativity in 1915.  General Relativity generalizes both Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation and Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity to model a unified description…

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Does This Study Actually Prove Bias Against Women in Open Source

February 19, 2016 by Max Michael

A recent study has been all over the media recently, and it claims to show both that women in open source are more competent than men and that women face…

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Government Contracting in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

December 28, 2015 by Todd Wohling

[WARNING: There is a minor Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoiler at the 2/3 mark of this commentary.  Read at your own risk.] Yep, I’m going to jump on board…

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This Week in Kickstarter – Animal Rave Masks

December 24, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

A light up music mask, a tabletop wrestling game, and a device to let blind people see through sound. All that and more This Week in Kickstarter! Refuge Two players,…

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This Week in Kickstarter – Zombies, Ghosts, and Shark(tooth) Oh My!

December 17, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

This Week in Kickstarter we’ve got a way to brew coffee in your car, a horror game where you record ghosts, and an indie game about the zombie apocalypse.  Indef…

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This Week in Kickstarter – Getting Retro

December 9, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

This Week in Kickstarter, we’ve got retro games, controllable smells, and personal cameras with a variety of functions.  Night City Assault A story-based beat ’em up combining RPG gameplay and…

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This Week in Kickstarter – Watching Spiderman with 4chan

November 23, 2015 by Bryan Heraghty

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…

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Veerender Jubal Photoshopped To Be Paris Attacker

November 17, 2015 by Anthony Lee

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…

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The Spotify Narrative and Taylor Swift

November 12, 2015 by Jon Schear

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…