Ethics

08.24.12
TangiBot manufactures ethics controversy by replicating open-source Makerbot 3D printer
08.24.12

TangiBot manufactures ethics controversy by replicating open-source Makerbot 3D printer

A Kickstarter entry has managed to stir the fairness pot by touting a MakerBot Replicator clone ca...

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05.17.12
The Azeroth Ethicist: Cheating (or not cheating) the roll system
05.17.12

The Azeroth Ethicist: Cheating (or not cheating) the roll system

I was healing a Well of Eternity PUG a few days ago when I got a whisper from the group's warrior...

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08.16.11
The Soapbox: MMO slot machines
08.16.11

The Soapbox: MMO slot machines

Disclaimer: The Soapbox column is entirely the opinion of this week's writer and does not necessa...

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08.04.11
Ask Massively: Go outdoors edition
08.04.11

Ask Massively: Go outdoors edition

Here is the salient piece of advice from this week's Ask Massively, right up front and in the int...

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10.08.10
Drama Mamas: Spearheading morality
10.08.10

Drama Mamas: Spearheading morality

Drama Mamas Lisa Poisso and Robin Torres are experienced gamers and real-life mamas -- and just as...

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09.30.10
Behind the Mask: It feels so good to be bad
09.30.10

Behind the Mask: It feels so good to be bad

Playing bad guys in an MMO is one of those features mostly unique to the superhero genre. In other...

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09.10.10
Georgia Tech gurus create deceptive robots, send army of Decepticons to UGA campus
09.10.10

Georgia Tech gurus create deceptive robots, send army of Decepticons to UGA campus

A score from now, when the entire world is burning and you're fighting to remember just how rosy th...

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04.02.10
Magnetic waves distort the brain's ability to make moral judgments, tell which way is north
04.02.10

Magnetic waves distort the brain's ability to make moral judgments, tell which way is north

Morality isn't a topic discussed 'round these parts too often, but you mix in the geniuses at MIT an...

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02.27.10
Apple supplier audit reveals sub-minimum wage pay and records of underage labor
02.27.10

Apple supplier audit reveals sub-minimum wage pay and records of underage labor

Apple's famous desire for total control over its operations seems to have extended to its manufactu...

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