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COVID-19: Could We Have Seen This Coming?

Today I went to Facebook and was reading a post by one of my sisters about how she had made a dash out to the store at long last yesterday to see if she could get needed supplies. Among the items she wanted to buy were sugar for her tea and flour to do […]

The Last of Us Part II delayed – no new date set

In posts today on their website and Twitter, Naughty Dog announced that the decision has been made to delay the release of The Last of Us Part II.

In a statement on their website, Naughty Dog said that logistical issues beyond their control prevent the launch being done how they had hoped to do […]

How to invoke evil spirits

Books have a long history of being banned, even burned because of the views that people have about them.

In 2001 the Christ Community Church in Alamagordo, NM burned copies of Harry Potter, along with other books and magazines, because the books were claimed to be “a masterpiece of satanic deception.” Among the books […]

Nora Roberts vs Plagiarism

I came across something on Twitter this evening that caught my attention.

I went looking for what was up and made my way to Nora Roberts’ website where I found that she had made not a rant, but a promise a few days ago.

Writers are aware of the dangers of others plagiarizing […]

Netflix, the BBFC, and the VSC seek to make the UK the safest place to be online

New research by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) and the Video Standards Council Rating Board (VSC) has revealed that almost 80% of parents are concerned about children seeing inappropriate content on video on demand or online games platforms.

While the best defense will always be for parents to have a more active […]

Weekend Design Challenge: 1 – Why?

I went on a trip around the Internet this afternoon, looking for weekend challenges such as the old Weekend Blend challenges that I used to participate in at the Blender Artists Community.  I wanted something similar, but for game designers. So far I have not found anything that matches what I had in mind, so […]

5 Perspectives on Net Neutrality

The idea behind internet neutrality is that broadband service providers should not be able to give preferential speeds to their own services or those of companies that pay an increased service fee.

Imagine trying to watch your favorite program on a streaming service, but the quality or speed is reduced because the company behind […]

Google+ Shutingdown

On October 8th, an article on the New York Times website reported that Google had announced the shutdown of the consumer portion of the Google Plus service. Introduced in 2011 as a social media competitor to Facebook, Google Plus acted as a link between Google’s services. Despite strong efforts to encourage use of the service, […]

Violent Video Games Exposed

It is a controversy that has come and gone and come again over the years, usually following some tragedy such as a school shooting, where people are looking to understand what could have caused a young person to pick up a gun and fire it at their fellow children.

The most recent tragedy was a […]

What do we Know About the Closed Meeting on Video Game Violence?

It has been about a month since the terrible shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, and in the wake of that tragedy both victims and students from the school advocated for stricter gun control law. There was a series of inquiries about the role of guns and gun control, however, the question […]

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