Hannibal

A Challenge In Gaming

You get a trophy for reading this!


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What happened to the idea of games being difficult? Why is it that if something offers a real challenge it is just seen as too hard and not worth doing?

Introduction

Remember when things used to be challenging. Remember when you had to work to hear the phrase, Well done you did really well!”
I don’t

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smoke j

Twitter Outrage ep496: #AbledsAreWeird

It Really Is Not Okay


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What’s the best way to deal with negative experiences you’ve had with individuals? Well if you ask someone today it is to insult and shit on a group of people you blame for those issues. Most people realize this could be confused with racism or Anti-Semitism, but we live in odd times. #AbledsAreWeird is a trending topic on twitter, and folks have mixed feelings on it. I had 0 feelings until reading 500 or so tweets and now I’m very annoyed and quite pissed off at it all. Read more

smoke j

Twitter Outrage Episode 494, Paul Thurrott

Get your torches and pitchforks!


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The blog has gone quite a while without me writing about twitter drama, but that is about to come to an end now. Blind twitter is all riled up and flipping out over something someone said on the Windows Weekly podcast. Spoiler alert, all the rage and offense is being blown out of per portion and there is 0 reason for any of it. People just seem to want to be offended, but of course I’ll show why this is all based on someone taking everything out of context to manufacture outrage. Read more

smoke j

Twitter Outrage: episode 493

It Isn’t Given, It Is Taken


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Every so often something pops up on Twitter that makes me shake my head. Something I can’t wrap my brain around. These things tend to snowball and gain more steam as more people pile on. This recently happened and I wanted to call attention to it. Read more

Brandon Cross

How We’re Treated

A Blindness / Low Vision Rant

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Introduction

I was gonna write this all polite and shit, but then I was like fuck that. The reason is that a lot of people will see the angry blindie, and that’s all they see, well, you know what, fuck them too. This is predominantly for the blind or low vision person, but it wouldn’t hurt a sighted

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Brandon Cross

Internet Laziness Abounds (Rant)

Google is Your Friend


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Introduction

Ah, the internet, that thing we all have and use in our daily life, that thing we take for granted every single day. That thing that is there for us, whenever we want to see the funniest memes, to look at people’s pics on Instagram, to see the daily lives of friends and family on Facebook and Twitter.

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smoke j

Old Man’s Rants, The Twitter API

I’ll take how to piss everyone off for 1000 Alex


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Well it’s been a while but it is time for another old man rant. You might of seen this coming, there has been lots of reaction in the blind community to all this Twitter stuff. Surprise surprise I have an opinion on it and I’m going to spew it all over your screen right now.
I’ll be following my normal format in these posts. First a ranty bit followed by me stepping back and looking at the issue with a clear head, then a conclusion to end the post. Read more