Monthly Archives: September 2022

YouTube age-restriction quagmire exposed by 78-minute Mega Man documentary [Updated]

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Capcom) A YouTube creator has gone on the offensive after facing an increasingly common problem on the platform: moderation and enforcement that leaves creators confused by the logic and short on their videos’ revenue potential. The trouble centers on a longtime YouTube video host whose content is popular among the […]

Nintendoes what Valve don’t: Game barred from Steam will launch on Switch

Enlarge / Nothing weird going on here. No siree. (credit: https://www.nintendo.com/store/products/chaos-head-noah-switch/) Japanese publisher Spike Chunsoft announced that the first official English translation of visual novel Chaos;Head Noah won’t be coming to Steam as planned “due to Steam’s guideline-required changes to the game’s content.” But while the game is apparently too risqué for Steam, the family-friendly […]

Florida’s Space Coast on track after Ian, set for 3 launches in 3 days

Enlarge / United Launch Alliance moves its Atlas V booster into the Vertical Integration Facility adjacent to Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Monday, August 26. (credit: United Launch Alliance) Hurricane Ian cut a devastating swath across Florida this week, and its core passed directly over Kennedy Space Center and Cape […]

Cities are tapping residents to study climate change and extreme weather

As the planet continues to heat up, government agencies and advocacy groups are increasingly turning toward citizen science to guide their climate resilience efforts—and keep residents safe during extreme weather events such as heatwaves. Getty Images This article originally appeared in Nexus Media News and Next City and was made possible by a grant from […]

Joe Rogan and Oprah’s bestie caught texting with Elon Musk over Twitter buy

Remember when Elon Musk was going to buy Twitter?  Earlier this year, Musk seemed intent on taking over the social media platform. He signed a legal agreement to acquire the company and everything! Some were skeptical that the billionaire was actually serious about taking over Twitter because he has a long history of talking a […]

A family-friendly streaming guide for Hispanic Heritage Month

From stunning animation to heartfelt family stories to the acknowledgment of complex histories and identities, the current digital media environment is rich with stories by and about Latinx culture. Don’t worry if you’re late to the streaming party; there’s still plenty of time to join as the nation celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.  The 4-week celebration […]