Today Tumblr announced that they were effective banning porn and sex related content except most text from their platform as of December 17th this year. This policy comes on the … Continue Reading Tumblr Porn Ban is a Window into the Unsustainable Logic of Internet Capitalism
[MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR THE ENTIRE DRAGON AGE SERIES] (For the sake of this entry assume the Warden from DA:Origins is a Circle of Magi elf mage and the Inquisitor from … Continue Reading Thedas Studies #2: Elven Mages and Spaces of Resistance in Thedosian Society
[This article contains MASSIVE spoilers for the entire Dragon Age series] I’m one of the Dragon Age players that spent as much time in the Codex reading the well written … Continue Reading Thedas Studies #1: Is Thedas A Settler Colonized Continent?
What does it mean to be a tool? This is a question that comes up in Afrofuturist conversations on the regular via discussions of AI, robots, their humanity, and exploitation. The … Continue Reading What Does it Mean to be a Weapon of War?: Settler Colonialism and Black Labor
By Nabil Hassein Researchers have documented the frequent inability of facial recognition software to detect Black people’s faces due to programmers’ use of unrepresentative data to train machine learning models.1 … Continue Reading Against Black Inclusion in Facial Recognition
So I was involved in a Twitter convo some months ago regarding a Polygon piece on No Man’s Sky and how video games conceptualize space travel and exploration as basically … Continue Reading Why the Idea of Galactic Wars Over Resources Make Little Sense
I have always been a big fan of technology, comics, movies, video games, anime, and all the other things you would expect a Black nerd to like who grew up … Continue Reading Imagining One of Many Decolonial Futures