By applying a populist business model to online reporting, Breitbart has helped to polarise western political discourse. This dissertation shows that their influence can be countered by likewise understanding and leveraging the community-based power of the modern internet.
“Online journalism has become a new front for cultural warfare.”Read more "Are Sputnik and RT Russian Propaganda?"
“Even though Autism should be taken seriously, it should also not be treated like a cage. I think the real balance here is in trusting in my competence while being aware of my limitations.”Read more "Coping with Autism: Redux"
Hey. Been a while, etc. etc. Let’s talk about anime. The first post I ever made about anime on this blog talked about anime in relation to Sturgeon’s Law – namely, the principle that 90 percent of everything is crap. I concluded that, while it does indeed adhere to the law, the crap stuff is […]Read more "Anime and Sturgeon’s Law, Revisited"
Last week, the first trailer for Zero Time Dilemma was released. As impossibly hyped as I am for the game itself, I have to admit that this trailer leaves me with mixed feelings at best. Take a look for yourself (Language and Blood warning): (PLAY 999 AND VIRTUE’S LAST REWARD. I DON’T REALLY SPOIL THEM […]Read more "Zero Time Dilemma: Trailer Thoughts"
I would love, more than anything, to be able to jump into Zero Time Dilemma completely blind. Unfortunately, with my self-restraint and today’s internet culture, that was always going to be an impossibility. Instead, seeing as I’m going to be looking and re-looking over every bit of information that Aksys releases, I may as well […]Read more "Zero Time Dilemma: What we know so far"
In January last year, I wrote a blog post entitled “Good People Die“. It was not, as it sounds, a megalomaniacal supervillain rant, but the Japanese title of a game released in the west as Virtue’s Last Reward, the second in a Puzzle/Visual Novel series branded as Zero Escape. This is one of those games that I […]Read more "Loads of Hype Dilemma"