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on the one hand I would argue the fundamental metaphors at play in The Matrix were fairly chronologically-locked and I'm not sure how revolutionary they'll look in our new, soft-corporate cyberpunk reality; on the other hand, matrix 4 hell yeah neo get ipad

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Video games don’t cause mass shootings. But gamer culture encourages hate.

A 2015 meta-analysis of 170 separate studies, conducted by the American Psychological Association, found no statistically significant relationship between these games and criminal violence or delinquency.

But deeper in the report, another finding points to a real and urgent problem: toxic gaming culture. The APA noted that research showed a connection between violent video games and increased aggression, as well as “decreases in prosocial behavior, empathy and sensitivity to aggression.” Anyone who has spent any time playing online shooters, only to be bombarded by venomous taunts over voice chat , knows this to be true. The issue isn’t that games themselves induce violence — we know they don’t — but that the gamer community has provided a gathering place for some furious, hateful individuals and encouraged th…

-- #gaming #gamer #violence #hate #shaarlien

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"hey guys, remember the ship of theseus? we're just gonna ask that question and not evolve it at all even though a boardgame went into it in 1988. or uh, talk to a disabled person."

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Read this random article about one of my all-time favorite movies, The Castle of Cagliostro, and realized that fan-made commentary tracks for movies are a thing? Or used to be a thing? This feels like an echo from an earlier internet. teleread.org/2017/06/17/castle

I finally picked up that Naruto .

Currently at chapter ~400, and I'm starting to feel like the shinobi way to say "hey you!" is basically to throw a kunai in your general vicinity.

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Rape, slavery, pirates, Confederacy Show more

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I'm a software engineer. Mistakes is what I do for a living.

Wow, I had missed this Zackray vs MkLeo game at SuperMashCon! What an incredible match between two incredible players (and the comments are on point too).

SSC 2019 SSBU - FOX MVG MkLeo (Joker) VS GW Zackray (Wolf, ROB) Smash Ultimate Winner's Quarters - youtube.com/watch?v=pylzsrcfnU

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Pre-orders for ROUTE ONE, A Starter Pokémon Zine, are now open until 25th August!

Featuring over 50 illustrations of your favorite starter Pokémon, this zine is a treat for any Poké-fan.

routeonezine.bigcartel.com
(My preview below 👇:3 )

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This game really miss a "woops I really didn't mean to airdodge to my death like that" endgame quote .

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« Comment j'ai survécu aux yakuzas de Kyoto. »
Un thread avec du suspense, de la vapeur, mais sans shampooing.
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