Is progress inevitable?

Is progress inevitable?

In his book on the history of human progress, Our Kind, anthropologist Marvin Harris asked in the final chapter, “Will nature’s experiment with mind and culture end in nuclear war?” The book came out in 1989, in the final years of our Cold War nuclear paranoia, and his telling of how people developed from hunter gatherers all the way to McDonald’s franchise owners, he said, couldn’t honestly end with him gazing optimistically to the horizon because never had the fate of so many been under the control of so few….

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Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again

Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again

On Tuesday, 28,575 kids around Australia broke a world record by coding on the same day.  It was all for Moonhack, an event for ages 8 to 18 set up by Code Clubs Australia, a network of 1,950 volunteer-led, after-school coding clubs for children.  This year was the first time the event officially expanded internationally from its native Australia, due in part to a strange occurrence which happened after the first Moonhack last year. SEE ALSO: Tech toys are helping kids learn to code at an early age “We finished…

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The new ‘Uncharted’s photo mode hilariously lets you ruin all the game’s best moments

The new ‘Uncharted’s photo mode hilariously lets you ruin all the game’s best moments

Naughty Dog’s games are too beautiful for your run-of-the-mill screenshots. The team behind titles like Uncharted and The Last of Us heard the cry from fans for more ways to capture their games’ beauty by incorporating a photo mode into their latest addition to the Uncharted series: The Lost Legacy.  The game isn’t out yet, but critics and fans are already almost more interested in this single feature than the game itself, overjoyed by the improvements from Uncharted 4‘s photo mode. Namely, they’re losing their minds over the ridiculous facial…

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Splatoon 2’s Next Splatfest Will Attempt To Answer A Classic Superhero Question

Splatoon 2’s Next Splatfest Will Attempt To Answer A Classic Superhero Question

Nintendo is keeping the Splatfest festivities moving forward with the next big topic following the showdowns between ice cream and cake, as well as ketchup and mayo. The next big thing for Splatoon 2’s Splatfest will tackle a controversial topic in the form of superheroes… more… Read full story

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Superhero Bits: Young Justice Season 3, Killgrave’s Return, Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite & More

Superhero Bits: Young Justice Season 3, Killgrave’s Return, Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite & More

How will Kilgrave return in the second season of Jessica Jones? How insane is the story for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite? What does The Defenders have on Rotten Tomatoes? Is the Captain Marvel script starting over from scratch? Which Marvel character does Stan Lee want to see get their own movie? What’s in store for Young Justice season three? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. If you’re anticipating the new season of Young Justice, DC All Access has a tease that you’ll want to check out….

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