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Digital Labor of Love and Profits.

Honest to our meme-less feline class mascot who we require a photo of to correct this travesty, when looking through the topics as jump off points one stood out to me and I chuckled. 791 more words


Essay: The Typing Dead

One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.

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Postscript 2 - The Fandom Menace

I’ve always been a fan, I think. It makes me wonder about the difference between being a fan and just liking things. My wife, for instance, is not a fan. 4,722 more words

Personal Essay

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

It has been forever since I read a young adult novel. I thought I’d outgrown them but when I went back home and sat at that most loved spot by the window, I remembered countless such summer days through my teenage, completely absorbed in ‘Harry Potter’, ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ and ‘The Hunger Games’. 324 more words

Book Review

#TweetOrPerish and #FollowThis

A phrase I’ve heard for years about academia is “publish or perish” and in order to reach the point where you can publish, let alone write, one needs to research. 666 more words


Yusef Mehdi Shares How Microsoft has Learned from the Xbox Ones Rocky Launch

Via his Linkedin blog, Corporate VP at Microsoft Yusef Mehdi, shared some of his thoughts around the rocky launch of the Xbox One, where Microsoft lost its way, what they’ve learned, and how they have approached the Xbox brand since. 100 more words

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Second Chances- OutlawQueen

As a fan of OutlawQueen, I really wanted them to get together and have a happy ending that I and other OutlawQueen fans deserves. But I know that this is only an empty wish at the end of the day and will never happen within the show and its all to do with the premise of the show: … 611 more words