Lack of ethical processes around data collection and management, and ongoing Western control over data, continue the legacy of colonialism within aid work.
Issue 30 on November 24th, 2015
Game studios are now purposefully designing bad systems and mechanics, hoping that people will be willing to pay to get past the poorly-made parts of the service: when microtransactions are the sole source of income, we start to build our entire product around that model.
Issue 30 on November 23rd, 2015
Marginalized developers suffer from an industry-wide epidemic that withholds basic income from hard-working artists for the dubious privilege of exposure. But despite popular belief, we are not in dire need of exposure, petty consolations, or a tent on the outskirts of a major industry event.
Issue 27 on September 15th, 2015
The industries we know and love are being built on our free labor, our hunt for “experience,” and our naivety about our worth.
Issue 19 on April 6th, 2015
Cultural appropriations perpetuate stereotypes, disrespect and exploit Asian culture, and reflect an industry-wide disdain for Asian people and culture.