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The focus on diversity gained momentum at this year’s New York Comic Con

2017’s entertainment has suggested some marginal progress in diversity, with an increasing trend toward film, TV shows, and anime telling the stories of marginalized groups. There’s growing awareness of how representation affects entertainment, which has lead to, for instance, the whitewashing discussions about Ghost in the Shell and Death Note, or Ed Skrein’s decision to […]


‘Overwatch’ Halloween event brings back last year’s spooky brawl

Dr. Junkenstein’s thirst for revenge still burns…So heroes beware: Overwatch Halloween Terror returns! 👻🍬🎃 — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) October 10, 2017 The return of the Junkenstein’s Revenge brawl marks the first recycled seasonal event — but since we only got a month to play it last year, it’s hard to complain. It’s identical to […]


Microsoft buys 15 years worth of energy from GE’s Irish wind farm

We’re expanding our #renewableenergy purchases to Europe with new 37 MW wind deal in Ireland: — Microsoft_Green (@Microsoft_Green) October 9, 2017 At least some of this energy will go to powering the data centers Microsoft has in Ireland, forming a sustainable loop. The purchase brings the company’s total global direct procurement in renewable energy […]