Hodgeblot

Internet

A 9 post collection


The American SAFE Act and Paul Ryan's Broken Promise to Fix the House - The Atlantic

 •  Filed under Politics, Internet, Information

The American SAFE Act and Paul Ryan's Broken Promise to Fix the House - The Atlantic

Interesting thesis that the insta-age we find ourselves in is to blame for politicians wanting to centralize power. Somehow the Internet and modern media has led to fear being in great supply these days. We need to fix that, and then people are more likely to come to their senses and stop ceding control to political leaders.

The Best Online Storytelling and Journalism of 2014

 •  Filed under Web, Internet, Journalism, Storytelling

The Best Online Storytelling and Journalism of 2014


This year new digital tools and networks seemed to influence every aspect of the storytelling process. From sensors to structured journalism, crowdsourcing to podcasting, new modes of journalism that have been emerging over the last decade took huge strides forward this year.

This is a great list, with an interesting read of current online storytelling techniques. It also reminds me I need to take in Serial.

EA's Peter Moore clarifies stance on online games, says not every title will require your console to be online

 •  Filed under Gaming, Games, Online, Internet, Mmo, Mmorpg

EA's Peter Moore clarifies stance on online games, says not every title will require your console to be online

So many people get upset about these always connected console statements from game devs, but 1) it’s the future and can’t be avoided and 2) they’re only doing this because multiplayer online games sell better. Almost every game has MMORPG elements these days.