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I am a researcher interested in games, play and philosophy. I design, analyse and write about games for fun and for a living.

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Another bri.gy test

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Testing bridgy federation

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Do updates create a new event?

Update for another test.

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This previously unpublished essay from Hannah Arendt discusses the material conditions of revolutions and conceptions of freedom affecting the great revolutions of 18th century.

http://lithub.com/never-before-published-hannah-arendt-on-what-freedom-and-revolution-really-mean

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I think I disagree with Sacks that this is the world we live in, but agree with him that it is a world that we should not live in.

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/02/11/the-machine-stops

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"Alias" is a technological parasite that plays white noise into your smart assistant until told not to.

http://bjoernkarmann.dk/project_alias

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"Critics of the big tech companies are often told, 'If you don’t like the company, don’t use its products.' I did this experiment to find out if that is possible, and I found out that it’s not—with the exception of Apple."

https://gizmodo.com/i-cut-the-big-five-tech-giants-from-my-life-it-was-hel-1831304194

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Or you could, I don't know, learn some basic communication skills? I promise those are also useful for other things besides getting laid.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lovesync/lovesync-kickstart-your-love-life/

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If you have problems understanding how someone could reasonably disagree with you about immigration, this essay by the psychologist Jonathan Haidt may help:

https://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/07/10/when-and-why-nationalism-beats-globalism/

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Oops: "Cryptocurrency Exchange Says It Can't Access Millions After CEO Unexpectedly Died"

https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=691296170

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Funny, creepy article about what happens when you try to cut out Google from your life. Much harder than it sounds.

https://gizmodo.com/i-cut-google-out-of-my-life-it-screwed-up-everything-1830565500