Rosetta Legazpi

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What it's like gaming with chronic pain, and why I fear the future

I have a condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.<p>It’s a connective tissue disorder that causes chronic pain and fatigue, frequent joint dislocations, visual problems, poor mobility and a whole plethora of other problems, each affecting my life in huge ways.<p>I struggle walking more than short …

Why The Media Ignores Jeremy Hammond While Praising Edward Snowden

<i>Jeremy Hammond, hacktivist and political prisoner, was behind the now famous Stratfor email hacks</i>.<p>The mainstream media has devoted hundreds of …

Hacker Implants NFC Chip In His Hand To Bypass Security Scans And Exploit Android Phones

Going by hacker stereotypes, it’d be pretty easy to physically identify anyone committing an act of digital crime. A combination of pallid skin, hoody and laptop is the biggest giveaway. Such hackneyed images of hackers are, of course, evidently wrong, bordering on offensive. Real hackers …

Information Security

Edward Snowden Is Acting Very Strange Inside Russia

Russian spy-watcher Andrei Soldatov on Snowden’s strange behavior in Russia, the Nemtsov assassination, and signs of a power struggle in Putin’s …

Russia

Angela Merkel is the biggest threat to Europe's recovery

Why, you might well ask?<p>Well while the pace of growth in Germany is to be welcomed, and particularly the fact that it is appears to be finally feeding into wage gains for German workers, the country's history of chronic inflation phobia could yet scupper hopes of a sustainable recovery in the …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> A senior military official says a pilot on the Germanwings flight that crashed in southern France was locked out of the cockpit, citing evidence from the cockpit voice recorder.<p><b>2.</b> Legendary investor Warren Buffett announced yesterday that he and the private-equity firm 3G Capital would be …

Square Enix taps DeNA for its free-to-play expertise for Final Fantasy: Record Keeper

Final Fantasy’s biggest mobile game yet comes Stateside.<p>Square Enix has partnered with mobile game company DeNA to finally bring Japanese hit Final Fantasy: Record Keeper to iOS and Android platforms in the West. The Tokyo-based company typically publishes its own titles, including its hugely …

Final Fantasy

This Is What Happens After A Month With Nintendo's New 3DS XL

Yes, it is true that <i>Xenoblade Chronicles 3D</i> doesn’t fit onto the internal SD card. But memory is pretty cheap these days. I bought a 64GB card for just $10 on Amazon. I’ll admit that it was kind of annoying that I had to unscrew the back plate in order to insert the new card. But I won’t have to …

Gaming

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Surgery

A surgeon dishes on the biggest secrets your doctors won’t tell you about the OR—like why obese patients are hardest to operate on.<p>Click-bait …

Medicine

Tales of Zestiria Takes a Cue from Classic Literature

Imagine if <i>Don Quixote</i> was a JRPG and the title character really was fighting giants while everyone else saw windmills. That game exists and it is</i> …

Here is why the comics world is fighting over a 'Batgirl' cover

On Tuesday, DC Entertainment announced that it would be pulling a variant cover for this June’s <i>Batgirl #41</i>. The cover—which features a terrorized …

A Ninja Turtle Was Just Killed in the Comics!

Why Artificial Intelligence Will Not Obliterate Humanity

It's not smart enough to turn sinister<p>Elon Musk is terrified of artificial intelligence (AI). The founder of SpaceX and Tesla Motors predicts it’ll soon be "potentially more dangerous than nukes," and recently he gave $10 million toward research to "keep AI beneficial." Stephen Hawking has likewise …

Artificial Intelligence

'Sometimes It Just Hits You': Photo Shows Doctor's Emotional Break Down After Death Of 19-Year-Old Patient

A photo of an ER doctor breaking down after the death of a 19-year-old patient is touching people around the world.<p>The image, which was posted to …

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