Publishers risk being trapped between the US and China | Opinion
Man, wish I had been keeping up with Maciej Cegłowski. His posts on the Hong Kong protests are fascinating.
"That's Alex Jacobson, the voice in your head […] Actually, that's my nephew. And Walton Simons, who's one of the big bad guys, is a really good friend of mine.
"So, I made some of my friends and relatives registered trademarks of Eidos. They were really happy about that."
"By inducing players to build the very core of their identities around the games they play, the systems they play them on, and the brands they engage with, the industry creates an ideal breeding ground for conflict against anyone who would threaten that identity, whether it be fans and creators of competing products, game reviewers, mainstream media pundits, parents, politicians, or even the developers behind the brands."
“[W]hat’s worth more, the contributions of a lone male genius who assaults and harasses and discriminates against women, or the contributions of a large scientific community unhindered by a misogynistic and unsafe environment?”
"If it’s impossible to eliminate the negative impact of the work, it’s your job to stop it from seeing the light of day.
"In other words, you’re not hired to just dig a ditch, but to evaluate the economic, sociological, and ecological impact of that ditch. If the ditch fails those tests, it’s your job to destroy the shovels."
Just remembered https://twitter.com/deus_ex_blazed
Just your friendly neighborhood librarian reminder that Little Free Libraries is a group that does stuff like partner with cops and is often a part of gentrifying neighborhoods. You can read a really 🔥 overview of some of the major issues here https://journal.radicallibrarianship.org/index.php/journal/article/view/17
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