weekly reel January 8, 2017
Music: Andy Shauf - The Party, and the video for Magician, are pure awesome.
Andy Shauf - The magician (youtube-nocookie.com)
The Party by Andy Shauf (bandcamp.com)
- What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known?
- [fr] Science Étonnante - Risques, décisions et incertitudes.
- Kottke: When I talk about climate change, I don't talk about science.
- What could have entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2017, via HN.
- How video games satisfy basic human needs and the Bartle taxonomy (wikipedia), via HN.
Enjoyment is not the primary reason why we play video games — “it is rather,” they wrote, “the result of satisfaction of basic needs.” Video game worlds provide us with places where we can act with impunity within the game’s reality. And yet, freed of meaningful consequence, law abiders continue to abide the law. The competitive continue to compete. The lonely seek community. Wherever we go, there we will be.
- [fr/qc] IRIS: Marche à suivre pour faire élire un fasciste à la tête du Canada.