A recent Ars Technica article demonstrated that there’s a great need for diplomatic training in the record keeping profession. This case from Canada revolved around using fonts for forging records, but the would-be forger used a series fonts that would not have existed at the time the documents were created.
Neat Things I want Uncool Wages and housing affordablity Of course its about race Let’s see how we can make money off others ip then claim ownership Didn’t expect this Apparently I expected everything yesterday.
Neat Silicon Valley has a problem with conservatives. But not the political kind. – Vox Uncool Falcons’ star Julio Jones is not a happy mini-camper Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments Buckhead residents sue Bobby Jones Golf Course developer I didn’t see this coming Mike Pence will address Southern Baptists — just as […]
Neat Microsoft and Bethesda’s 2018 E3 Conferences Were the Best in Years UnCool Ajit Pai says you’re going to love the death of net neutrality Didn’t See that one coming INSIDE PALMER LUCKEY’S BID TO BUILD A BORDER WALL (paywall)
Here’s a great explanation of the history of the 8-track cartridge from Ars. Forgotten audio formats: 8-track tapes
I’m reading this with my class this week. It’s a great discussion piece, but if I’m honest because the author references Kuhn, I had to have them read and discuss it. Why Is Academic Writing So Academic? – The New Yorker.
I’ve started to feel really bad for video game critics and writers. It really doesn’t make sense all the hate they get. I have no real understanding of where this anger comes from. Is it related to a changing gaming landscape, and the change makes most gamers afraid? Is it purely related to internet anonymity? […]
Archivist have dealt with these types of legal issues for year, but focusing on preserving games, specifically through circumventing any kind of access controls or DRM, refrains the conversations nicely. Games can seem like “magic”, and this “magic” obscures all the software and hardware that’s used to run. What happens when that “magic” is no […]
This is the second time today that I’ve seen #gamergate brought up. I really don’t understand the desire disengage from people who have different perspectives and opinions than you. I really tried to understand this mentality and the companion ways of thinking that encourages raging when ideas conflict with your own and retreating to a […]
I think we should take a page out the From Software playbook when it comes to approaches to teaching. Offer no comfort. Present new “dangerous” ideas to students, and teach them to face what’s coming because it won’t always be nice and pretty. After three games of hitting a wall at the 30-hour mark, Dark […]