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Will Bedingfield / Wired:
Some top composers are choosing video game soundtracks over Hollywood, as game music is finally receiving the praise and mainstream recognition it deserves   —  In 1996, while making music for the Fox Family Channel, Inon Zur received a phone call from the man who would later become his agent.
Jun 26, 2020, 7:15 AM - In context

Lily Hay Newman / Wired:
Google removes Infowars app from Play Store, citing misinformation, after a video posted in the app disputed the need for measures to contain the coronavirus   —  Apple kicked Alex Jones out of the App Store in 2018.  The Google Play Store has finally followed suit.
Mar 28, 2020, 12:00 AM - In context

Laura Mallonee / Wired:
Photojournalists on the front lines in China, Italy, and the US share their experiences of documenting life amid COVID-19 while trying to stay safe and sane   —  During a war waged by an invisible enemy, photographers on the frontlines share images of solitude and separation.
Mar 25, 2020, 12:40 AM - In context

Gilad Edelman / Wired:
A look at the growing movement to ban behavioral ad targeting, used by Facebook and others, and the implications: paywalls, a revived news media, and more   —  From protecting privacy to saving the free press, it may be the single best way to fix the internet.
Mar 23, 2020, 10:20 AM - In context

Cecilia D'Anastasio / Wired:
Study: the seven most-watched YouTube Gaming channels in January streamed recorded, autoplaying videos promoting cheats that linked to credential-stealing sites   —  YouTube is littered with bot-driven videos promising big in-game riches—that also try to steal your personal information.
Feb 20, 2020, 4:25 PM - In context

Chris Stokel-Walker / WIRED UK:
Former BBC execs and sources detail Project Kangaroo, BBC's 2007 attempt to create a Netflix-like service, which was blocked by UK's Competition Commission   —  Insiders reveal just how close the BBC came to launching a credible Netflix competitor - only to have the door slammed in its face
Feb 16, 2020, 8:10 PM - In context

Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Analysis: right-leaning news outlets placed 227 cookies on average vs. 131 for left-leaning sites, based on partisan outlets among the 10K most popular sites   —  One analysis of news outlets found that the median popular right-wing site planted 73 percent more cookies than its left-wing counterpart.
Feb 12, 2020, 3:40 PM - In context

Kate Knibbs / Wired:
A look at CollegeHumor's rise, from a scrappy startup to a digital media player, and its fall, as YouTube and Facebook made its business model obsolete   —  The company grew from a scrappy startup to a digital media player.  Now it's clinging to life after mass layoffs.
Jan 30, 2020, 6:50 AM - In context

Simon Van Zuylen Wood / Wired:
Behind the scenes at Rotten Tomatoes, whose Tomatometer is run by 12 “curators” who read just about every review from a pool of about 4,500 approved critics   —  Humans, not algorithms, determine those ubiquitous scores.  Good ingredients, imperfect recipe.
Jan 22, 2020, 4:15 PM - In context

Cecilia D'Anastasio / Wired:
StreamElements: Twitch's “Just Chatting” category for non-gaming streamers was the most popular category for the first time in December with 81M hours watched   —  After years of ridicule, streamers who ‘just chat’ prove that there's room for gabbing, not just gaming, on the platform.
Jan 12, 2020, 9:25 PM - In context




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