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Super Mario RPG guest post at Eruditorum Press

I have one last guest post over at Eruditorum Press. This one actually posted almost two months ago, but I forgot to advertise it over here. It’s about the rise of Gamergate and the loss of hope. Again. This is my fifth and final entry for the SNES Project.

Final Fantasy III guest post at Eruditorum Press

I have a new guest post up over at Eruditorum Press. It’s about Anarchy, trans childhood, and the death of hope. And video games, I guess. This is my fourth entry for the SNES Project, and this one is on Final Fantasy III, or VI, or whatever you want to call it. You know, the one with chocobos.

Taking the λ out of Lambdaconf

Most of the tech community has heard about Lambdaconf by now, thanks to the decision to give Curtis Yarvin, aka Mencius Moldbug, a speaker slot there. Their ultimate decision uses the phrase “professional ethics” a lot. It’s hard to miss the parallels with GamerGate. There’s a lot that’s already been said about this. The topic is pretty tired already; I’m late to the game. And moreover, the point that the De Goes is “so far off base he’s not even wrong” is a valid one.
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