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"Videogame media are still conceived as a form of escapism, as if their only purpose were to provide a digital haven for those who are no longer able to cope with crude reality."
"Videogame media are still conceived as a form of escapism, as if their only purpose were to provide a digital haven for those who are no longer able to cope with crude reality."
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The phenomenon by which a game becomes a work of art has nothing obvious about it. It is certainly not a universal fact: the game is an anthropological dimension which follows the most diverse and heterogeneous purposes that vary according _...Read More_
The phenomenon by which a game becomes a work of art has nothing obvious about it. It is certainly not a universal fact: the game is an anthropological dimension which follows the most diverse and heterogeneous purposes that vary according _...Read More_
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>"To build healthy communities in virtual reality, we must move beyond automated penalties toward proactive forms of governance."
>"To build healthy communities in virtual reality, we must move beyond automated penalties toward proactive forms of governance."
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"Bedfordshire safeguarding team issues warning after reports children are copying Netflix show’s violent challenges"
"Bedfordshire safeguarding team issues warning after reports children are copying Netflix show’s violent challenges"
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"Subtitling is an essential art form. So why, as the streaming giant scores more global hits with shows like Squid Game and Call My _...Read More_
"Subtitling is an essential art form. So why, as the streaming giant scores more global hits with shows like Squid Game and Call My _...Read More_
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>"Fifty years ago, Computer Space launched the video game industry. Here's why it never took off."
>"Fifty years ago, Computer Space launched the video game industry. Here's why it never took off."
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>"Demand for capacity grows on back of hit Netflix shows, online games and more"
>"Demand for capacity grows on back of hit Netflix shows, online games and more"
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There's a few comments talking about household debt and no one talking about failing small business debt that is talked about in almost every Korean drama and movie including Parasite and Squid Game. Every single person that has lived in _...Read More_
There's a few comments talking about household debt and no one talking about failing small business debt that is talked about in almost every Korean drama and movie including Parasite and Squid Game. Every single person that has lived in _...Read More_
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>"South Korean actress Ho Yeon Jung, who plays Kang Sae-byeok, or player number 067 on Netflix’s hit show, ‘Squid Game,’ is now a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton, trading in her tracksuits for something more designer."
>"South Korean actress Ho Yeon Jung, who plays Kang Sae-byeok, or player number 067 on Netflix’s hit show, ‘Squid Game,’ is now a global ambassador for Louis Vuitton, trading in her tracksuits for something more designer."
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>"By Hito Steyerl, Department of Decentralization, and the artificial-intelligence language generator GPT-3."
>"By Hito Steyerl, Department of Decentralization, and the artificial-intelligence language generator GPT-3."
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"The horrors of the Netflix hit are escapism for its characters — and for us."
"The horrors of the Netflix hit are escapism for its characters — and for us."
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"A South Korean woman who was deluged with thousands of prank calls and text messages after her phone number was highlighted as a key plot point in Netflix's hit show "Squid Game" may soon get some relief."
"A South Korean woman who was deluged with thousands of prank calls and text messages after her phone number was highlighted as a key plot point in Netflix's hit show "Squid Game" may soon get some relief."
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>"Beneath the hyper-violence, the hit show has surprisingly tender reflections on our obligations to other people."
>"Beneath the hyper-violence, the hit show has surprisingly tender reflections on our obligations to other people."
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>"New connections between gamification, fantasy and political radicalization"
>"New connections between gamification, fantasy and political radicalization"
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"“Rags-to-Riches” is just one of the challenges that YouTubers undertake in their constant battle with the algorithm for viewers' attention."
"“Rags-to-Riches” is just one of the challenges that YouTubers undertake in their constant battle with the algorithm for viewers' attention."