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Recommended Reading: Building a life in 'World of Warcraft'

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Billy Steele
02.09.19 in Internet
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My disabled son's amazing gaming life in the 'World of Warcraft'
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BBC News

This is an amazing story from parents about their son who suffered from a rare degenerative muscular disorder. After his passing, they discovered that Mats had lived a full life through video games. He made friends all over Europe in the process, rather than being confined to an isolated existence due to his medical condition.

One way 'The Social Network' got Facebook right
Megan Garber,
The Atlantic

Facebook recently celebrated its 15th birthday, so The Atlantic took a look at back at the film that chronicled the company's origins. While the movie has its flaws, it did foreshadow the trials Zuckerberg & Co. are currently facing.

The challenge of America's first online census
Issie Lapowsky,
Wired

The 2020 census is going digital in the US, and to say there are challenges to making it happen is a massive understatement.

The anger inside Gary Clark, Jr.
Patrick Doyle,
Rolling Stone

Gary Clark, Jr. is one of the most talented musicians in the game right now, and the current political climate is fueling a fire inside of him.

The rise of the iPhone auteur
Ben Lindbergh,
The Ringer

Steven Soderbergh's High Flying Bird is the latest in a library of movies that were filmed entirely on an iPhone. The Ringer examines how this still rarely-used technique has benefits and how it could eventually become the norm.

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