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The Server Souvenir: Taking Home Remnants of Virtual Worlds | Platypus
"In this short post, I will outline how owners of commemorative WoW server hardware treat these objects as mementos of their time in the world of WoW." (And: how. as the systems became more parallel, there was less physical connection between "a single box" and "a single realm", and so the desire to own Your Realm goes down.

Somewhere in there is My Thunder Bluff.
wow  games  servers  sts  home  culture 
10 weeks ago by infovore
How Auto-Tune Revolutionized the Sound of Popular Music | Pitchfork
Cracking cultural analysis of technology from Phillip Sherburne - a huge dive into the nitty-gritty of autotune and its impact across music and around the world. Deep and nuanced.
music  technology  writing  criticism  phillipsherburne  sts 
october 2018 by infovore

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