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Escaping to the OASIS

When you think of an oasis the first thing that comes to mind is probably something similar to the definition of the word given by merriam-webster. an area in a desert where there is water and plants a pleasant place that is surrounded by something unpleasant It conjures an image of a place that is safe … Continue reading “Escaping to the OASIS” Continue reading

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Harassment in VR Spaces

(Spoiler warning for Ready Player One by Ernest Cline in first two paragraphs. Links contain sensitive content relating to sexual harassment in online/gaming communities.) Ready Player One: 80’s nostalgia trip, celebration of gamer culture, cyberpunk dystopia, hero’s quest, and – teenage love story? I’ll admit, I haven’t finished the book yet, but from the beginning … Continue reading “Harassment in VR Spaces” Continue reading

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