Twitter’s automatic expansion of photos in the timeline has been controversial as some people complain that images dominate the experience. But it also has some unintended consequences: awkward crops.
I hope that by the time I retire, I won’t have to write this kind of crap anymore.
The original creators seek to relaunch Sissyfight as an online multiplayer game.
Editor’s Pick The movement to remove barriers for women in the game business is gathering steam.
Editor’s Pick A Playhaven game developer was fired after making sexual jokes in the audience during a keynote session at PyCon, a conference for Python developers. Now Adria Richards, a developer evangelist for SendGrid, is getting rape and death threats via Twitter.
Uggos are smart and hotties are dumb, right? No? Oh, then GoDaddy has some explaining to do.
Big failures and surprise successes marked 2012 for the games industry.
BritRuby is canceled due to allegations of discrimination, sexism, and racism in selecting the speaker lineup.
Siri, the iPhone 4S’s virtual assistant, has a puzzling new glitch — one with significant moral and political overtones.
Many fans of The Social Network, the new movie about the founding of Facebook, have one big problem with the film — its shabby treatment of women. See, for example, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s appearance on The Colbert Report, where news-comedian host Colbert asks why most of the movie’s female characters are “high, or drunk, or fucking guys in the bathroom. Why are there are no other women of any substance in the movie?”
Guest Post (Editor’s note: Jeff Bussgang is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. This column originally appeared on his blog Seeing Both Sides.)