Google+ Exporter

I was an enthusiastic user of Google+ at its peak, and shared a lot of things there, from photos to reviews to links. The site will be closing down later this year, so I used Google+ Exporter to bring much of it into an archive in my Wordpress blog. It allows photos to be exported and posts from different categories to be selectively exported. If, like me, you want to save what you shared, learn more. [...]

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Wheels of Aurelia

Wheels of Aurelia is a surprising game that combines third person driving and narrative to great effect. It's a game that can be played through in under half an hour, but it offers new opportunities to alter the story with each play through. I enjoyed the simple controls, wonderfully stylized visuals and the engaging characters as I wound down the roads. Having the details of Communists and Anarchists opposing Fascists gave the story weight and really set it apart from other narrative-focused games I've played. [...]

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Unauthorized Bread

Cory Doctorow's Unauthorized Bread is a sharp science fiction novella that addresses the real dangers that DRM and other forms of destructive intellectual property laws and practices pose to our quality of life. It also touches on the horrors of inhumane immigration policies and demonstrates a genuine compassion for people living in poverty. This is a hopeful story that emphasizes the importance of resisting harmful laws and harmful business practices even in the face of great personal and communal risk. [...]

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