This blog is an archive of things I've read online. I post things here when I read them, and automatically when reading articles through Pocket (http://getpocket.com).

A link here does not mean I agree with the article, only that I read it. I read a lot of things I don't agree with to keep myself from being in a bubble.


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Jul 30, 2014
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Why free-to-play should be like Disneyland »

Laralyn McWilliams, CCO at The Workshop, has explained why free-to-play developers should look to Disneyland’s ticketing system for inspiration. “[Disney] arrived at the understanding that ultimately their magic is in their community. via Pocket


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Jul 30, 2014
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TERFs are the new Westboro Baptist Church »

By Fallon Fox The Westboro Baptist Church. It’s been a nuisance to the LGBT community since 1991 when it took its first steps to publicly advocate against gay people. We’ve all heard of them. via Pocket


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Jul 24, 2014
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I killed At The Movies »

Should you ever find yourself hosting a TV show, remember that the basic tools of the format—cameras, lights, make-up—exist for the sole purpose of turning you into a character, and that said character is, by default, a prick. via Pocket


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Jul 24, 2014
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How I made $12,000 with an ebook in 24 hours »

Two weeks ago I released my first ebook. It’s called “Discover Phaser”, and teaches how to make HTML5 games with the Phaser framework. You can learn more about the book on discoverphaser.com. 24 hours later I had over $12,000 in my bank account, and a lot of positive feedback in my inbox. via Pocket


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Jul 24, 2014
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Bisexual or Pansexual? »

I’ve been pondering the question of whether I should keep using the word “bisexual” to describe myself, or whether I should start using “pansexual” instead. I wanted to run the pros and cons by y’all and get feedback. via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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The Raw Story »

The son of a Joliet, Illinois, police officer awaiting trial for the strangulation murder of two men has filed a complaint with a Will County judge complaining about the lack of diversity in the jailhouse menu, too small towels, and overpriced items in the jail commissary, reports the Chicago Tribun via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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Why We Deserve More Bisexual Characters On Television »

Today we learned that, in addition to losing his precious cigarettes the TV version of John Constantine will see his bisexuality downplayed, and some of you chimed in with reasons why Constantine should have both male and female lovers. via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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Let’s Cool It in the Bedroom »

Sleep is essential for good health, as we all know. But a new study hints that there may be an easy but unrealized way to augment its virtues: lower the thermostat. via Pocket


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Jul 23, 2014
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Why Rape Euphemisms And Myths Are Dangerous »

Who is helped when we refuse to be accurate about rape? Certainly not rape victims. Last week, an Englishman was sentenced to five years in jail for raping a woman while she slept. As the judge put it, “She was a pretty girl who you fancied. You simply could not resist. You had sex with her. via Pocket


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Jul 22, 2014
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But WHAT CAN BE DONE: Dos and Don’ts To Combat Online Sexism »

You may notice that a lot of things happen to do with sexism on the internet. Sometimes someone has done a sexist thing and people are talking about it. Sometimes someone has written an article about the time they experienced sexism and other people are having feelings about it. via Pocket