"This week, a prominent woman in games talked about Gamergate. She said she wished things weren't the way they are, that she was afraid and didn't want to be. The attack that followed said it plain as day: You should be afraid. This is what happens now. This is what happens when you speak up."
Felicia Day And Gamergate: This Is What Happens Now
Earlier this week, Felicia Day wrote a blog post. In it, the well-known actor eloquently expressed something that a great number of people in the video game scene have been feeling lately: She said she was afraid.
You know, if I was going to write/run a zombie outbreak story (I'm not, but bear with me) and near the beginning of the story, I said "…and then one of the members of the news crew that 'US Patient Zero' was on decides to break quarantine to pick up some food at the local Peachy Keens Buffet," people's fairly legitimate response would be "OH COME ON."
Except this is, as we see, entirely plausible.
Because people are fucking stupid.
You can't count on much, but you can always count on that.
NBC’s Medical Correspondent Is Quarantined for Ebola, Goes Out Anyway
NBC Chief Medical Correspondent Nancy Snyderman, apparently not a fan of Ebola quarantines, is now under police surveillance after she was spotted out in public in New Jersey last week.
"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You."
Dr. Seuss Quotes at BrainyQuote
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I’ll even provide a pullquote:
“Alaska is going to be the next Florida by the end of the century.”
And I suppose somewhere needs to be the next Florida, because Florida itself is screwed.
On a Warmer Planet, Which Cities Will Be Safest? – NYTimes.com
Scientists trying to predict the consequences of climate change see few havens from future storms, floods and droughts. But some regions will fare much better than others.
Originally shared by +Katie Hyde
(Not my comment, but I liked it and wanted to share. She was arguing with a gun nut.)
"Nothing is worse than active ignorance." – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Quotations Page: Quote from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Nothing is worse than active ignorance.”
This is, seriously, the sort of massive security gap I haven't seen it code since the early 90s… on homebrewed PennMUSH hacks.
xkcd: Heartbleed Explanation
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