Many parents worry about the amount of games their children play as they grow older. They think that they should be outside getting exercise or studying more.
are hundreds, if not thousands, of hobbyists and non-programmers who make digital games outside of the games industry's model. There
of tools that
allow people to make and
distribute games without ever having written
a line of code and without
having to pass through publishers' gates. In years to
come, there will be a lot
RU Sirius is a writer, musician, and one-time presidential candidate best known for co-founding and editing the early '90s psychedelic cyberculture magazine Mondo 2000. In this interview, RU explores Open Source politics, transhumanism, and the wisdom of Robert Anton Wilson. "There's this group mutation that seems to have grown out of the counterculture – a new and possibly evolutionary, collaborationalist mind-meld."
The 5th Drone Cinema Film Festival, featuring cutting-edge digital media artists working in dronge, glitch, and industrial ambient sound art, owes its existence to Kim Cascone. Best known for musical compositions, Kim released more than fifty records since 1984, and his indie label Silent Records serves as a cutting edge digital distribution hub for electronic sound art.