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retrohound:

Personal Television from Life Magazine.

retrohound:

Personal Television from Life Magazine.

10:45 pm, reblogged from Retro Hound by johnyzuper12 notes

11:18 am, reblogged from rekall by womanonfire80,753 notes

Amidst this absurd excess of things, money has become easier to see for what it is, less a medium of exchange than a catalyst for extraction, an arcane token of socio-economic moralizing that unjustly meters access to virtual abundance we’re surrounded by but don’t quite possess.

09:05 am, reblogged from  by johnyzuper14 notes

The mark of a great game isn’t that you enjoyed playing it - even terrible games can be fun - but that you never forget having played it.

12:20 pm, by johnyzuper12 notes

Greg Costikyan - Gamersgate: STFU

atomicovermind:

NOTE: This was originally posted by Greg Costikyan over at Gamesutra. It was taken down for excessive profanity. All I haveto say is “fuck that.” This needs to be read.

Gamersgate: STFU by Greg Costikyan

"As a male voice in the game industry," writes my daughter Vicky, "you should speak out…

10:52 pm, reblogged from Stochasticity by womanonfire1,520 notes

videogames have only become more violent, have only ventured much further into simulated realism meant to more convincingly substitute for a disappointing and disempowering reality, have only catered much more deeply and pervasively to the entitlements of their users, and have only become more ingrained and ever-present in culture. where we stand now, videogames have deeply entrenched themselves as the primary venue for disempowered people to elect themselves as servants and act out the sociopathic fantasies of the ruling class. videogames literally train soldiers. if you feel disillusioned, if you feel not particularly smart or skilled, videogames are there.

08:54 am, by johnyzuper94 notes

in other words, #gamergate-rs are afraid that new progressive communal challenges to the one small private sphere of the home they’ve been socially permitted to exercise control over and feel freedom within will cause them to be erased. as such, “‘gamers’ are over” may sound more like a declaration of war to them than anything else.

08:50 am, by johnyzuper9 notes

Roughly speaking, a resolution of 250,000 times that of HDTV is necessary, operating at several hundred petaFLOPS per second, to create moving holograms with HD resolution.
Paul Prudence, Super Vision, HOLO 1

08:40 am, by johnyzuper7 notes

An art that tries to separate beauty from the feminine in order to be “pure” is not impossible, but only sterile, misogynistic, self-hating or boring. It misinterprets woman, and makes beauty inseparable from death.
Wendy Steiner, Venus in Exile, 2001

08:35 am, reblogged from  by johnyzuper8 notes

If the market wanted feminist themes in its media, then it would pay for it.

08:51 am, by johnyzuper1 note