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03.20.15
Suicide hoax lands Facebook user in psychiatric institution
03.20.15

Suicide hoax lands Facebook user in psychiatric institution

A user from California recently put Facebook's suicide prevention feature to test. According to a...

By M. Lalwani,   03.20.15
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12.23.14
This is a game about the realities of living with HIV
12.23.14

This is a game about the realities of living with HIV

Hi, my name is Tim and I just learned I'm HIV positive. Not me personally, but, as the character T...

By T. Seppala,   12.23.14
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05.23.14
New York City using Yelp reviews to track outbreaks of food poisoning
05.23.14

New York City using Yelp reviews to track outbreaks of food poisoning

Remember when Yelp added hygiene inspection ratings to its restaurant reviews? Now, New York City...

By D. Cooper,   05.23.14
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08.17.13
The Game Archaeologist: The PLATO MMOs, part 2
08.17.13

The Game Archaeologist: The PLATO MMOs, part 2

In our last installment looking at PLATO, the educational computer network that linked a thousand t...

By J. Olivetti,   08.17.13
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08.03.13
The Game Archaeologist: The PLATO MMOs, part 1
08.03.13

The Game Archaeologist: The PLATO MMOs, part 1

In tracing the history and pre-history of MMORPGs in this column, we've spent a lot of time outside...

By J. Olivetti,   08.03.13
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06.09.13
CDC group to research impact of violent games on real gun violence
06.09.13

CDC group to research impact of violent games on real gun violence

Following an executive order from President Barack Obama, the Centers for Disease Control tasked th...

By J. Conditt,   06.09.13
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01.29.13
Vice President Biden reiterates need to research violent video games
01.29.13

Vice President Biden reiterates need to research violent video games

On January 16, President Obama asked Congress to approve a $500 million plan with the goal of supp...

By J. Conditt,   01.29.13
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01.16.13
Obama orders CDC to study violence in video games
01.16.13

Obama orders CDC to study violence in video games

While violence in video games and the effect upon its participants wasn't at the crux of today's...

By J. Olivetti,   01.16.13
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09.15.11
Lord of the Rings Online still not available in China
09.15.11

Lord of the Rings Online still not available in China

When it comes to mammoth western themepark MMOs and the Chinese gaming market, apparently there c...

By J. Reahard,   09.15.11
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