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The Poetry Of Pixels

As someone who grew up with early computer games I’m very well aware of the stigma surrounding this … past-time? Procrastination device? art form? And it’s true, many computer games are like Facebook: you play them but you’re not too proud of it (or they’re the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree). Once in a while… Continue reading

“Luckily, my wife earns enough”

Yesterday, I stumbled over an interesting recording from the re:publica Berlin 2012 about the changing face of publishing titled: “What happens when authors circumvent publishing houses“. Especially noteworthy I found Leander Wattig‘s introductory talk whose salient points I’d like to summarize here for non-German speaking readers: The Default Setting authors need money to “buy time”… Continue reading