Items for June 2022

Owner of itch.io accuses newly launched alternative w3itch.io of theft

As well as copying another site's UI, w3itch.io is apparently selling games without their creators' consent. Funny how anything related to crypto seems to involve art theft.

Tags: internet, games, business

Give Up GitHub

Tags: programming, business

When Skills are Paywalled

Tags: education, business

On conflating drag, (and femininity), with sexuality

Tags: gender, sexuality, history

Your Smartwatch's Heart Rate Monitor Was Developed by a Furry

Dr. David Benaron is an inventor whose team at Stanford laid the groundwork for the optical heart rate monitor. He's also a cheetah named Spottacus.

Tags: health, tech, culture

Lakota elders helped a white man preserve their language. Then he tried to sell it back to them.

Tags: america, language, business

Pourquoi les couleurs ont disparu au cinéma ?

Tags: movies, tech, culture