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Debubble

  • This is Debubble, a publishing tool that facilitates a debate between two Twitter users.
  • Debubble will let you start a debate.
  • Other users can then challenge your opening arguments.
  • If you accept a challenge, you and your opponent will be able to engage in a public but distraction-free conversation.
  • Debubble will make sure you wait for your turn before you can deliver your arguments.
  • It will also limit each response to 1500 characters (roughly one page) and the entire debate to 12 turns.
  • Instead of cheering for their side like sports fans, users will be able to signal the value they got from your conversation by starring the whole debate.
  • Why Debubble?
  • Sign in with Twitter Don't worry, we won't be able to post anything.
  • Any other concerns?

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Debubble

  • This is Debubble, a publishing tool that facilitates a debate between two Twitter users.
  • Debubble will let you start a debate.
  • Other users can then challenge your opening arguments.
  • If you accept a challenge, you and your opponent will be able to engage in a public but distraction-free conversation.
  • Debubble will make sure you wait for your turn before you can deliver your arguments.
  • It will also limit each response to 1500 characters (roughly one page) and the entire debate to 12 turns.
  • Instead of cheering for their side like sports fans, users will be able to signal the value they got from your conversation by starring the whole debate.
  • Why Debubble?
  • Sign in with Twitter Don't worry, we won't be able to post anything.
  • Any other concerns?

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The Last of Us 2 Actor Laura Bailey Doesn't Deserve Your Hate

  • Voice actor for the characters Abby, Laura Bailey, has even received death threats.
  • Death threats have been flying at Neil Druckmann, the game’s director, since May. What the hell is wrong with people?
  • No one deserves to receive death threats over a video game.
  • Threatening Laura Bailey, or anyone, with death because of something happening to a fictional character, is complete insanity.
  • These threats are a startling reminder of a miserable sub-section within the gaming community.
  • Some people just don’t enjoy the game as much as the critics do.
  • Suddenly, anyone who doesn’t like The Last of Us 2 is either a bigot or someone who spews threats at people.
  • The actor who played Jar Jar Binks nearly killed himself after he got threats from rabid Star Wars fans.
  • Maybe the gaming community needs more work than we thought it did.

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Are virtual concerts here to stay?

  • The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the music industry to experiment seriously with virtual concerts.
  • Historically, musicians and their managers have been careful about challenging the traditional concert model that became their main source of income as revenue from album sales disappeared.
  • For the middle tier of recording artists, virtual concerts are shaping up to be a worthwhile part of their business portfolio, generating healthy income and engaging a geographically dispersed base of core fans.
  • For the top tier of artists — those who perform in stadiums and arenas — the opportunity cost of virtual concerts doesn’t make financial sense to do very often once in-person concerts return.
  • There’s no opportunity cost to trying a virtual concert during a pandemic.
  • Live Nation, the dominant concert promotion and venue management company, has even converted its site to curating a schedule of virtual performances.

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Crash Bandicoot 4 Dev Says 'No Microtransactions' - But I Don't Believe It

  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time won’t feature micro-transactions, according to developer Toys For Boys.
  • The phrase had fans speculating that Activision would find a way to weave micro-transactions into the fourth mainline entry of the beloved series.
  • If Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled taught us anything, it’s that Activision is more than happy to sneak in micro-transactions post-launch.
  • In Nitro-Fueled’s case, developer Beenox confirmed that the game would be micro-transactions-free weeks before release.
  • One month after launch, Activision dropped an update introducing micro-transactions, specifically the ability to buy in-game currency.
  • Players can spend Wumpa Coins, as the game calls the currency, on character and cosmetic items.
  • While its unwise to jump to conclusions before Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time’s arrives in October, we’re talking about Activision.
  • Don’t be surprised if micro-transactions find their way into the game post-release.

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Chase Rice Has No Regrets - And I'm Not the Least Bit Surprised

  • But that didn’t stop country artist Chase Rice from throwing a packed concert the following day at the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary.
  • Unfortunately, the country star’s gig showed absolutely no attempt at enforcing even the most basic social distancing protocols once fans were inside.
  • The problem with concerts like Chase Rice’s is that they’re a perfect storm for a super spreading event.
  • Imagine being selfish enough to put thousands of people’s health at risk, not to mention the potential ripple effect, and play a NORMAL country concert right now … We just care about our fans and their families enough to wait.
  • Just brushing through Billboard shows that top artists make millions more from touring revenue than they do music sales, but those in the upper echelons like Chase Rice aren’t even the hardest hit.

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