What Is Gamergate, and Why? An Explainer for Non-Geeks

Until recently, you might have lived a life blissfully unaware of the online #Gamergate movement. But last week, computing giant Intel pulled its ads from an independent game-development site thanks to the gaming lobby. Now that major companies are taking sides, it's time to figure it out. Let us be your guides. » 10/10/14 9:20am 10/10/14 9:20am

Kotaku, Sexism, and Why It All Matters

Over the past weekend, I have been attached to my computer, Google Chrome glued to Kotaku. I have spent a ridiculous amount of time on here (despite the fact that I should know better) arguing with vaguely anonymous commenters, trying to explain why Ubisoft’s attitude towards excluding females is problematic —… » 6/16/14 8:22pm 6/16/14 8:22pm