Copyright laws are taking down popular Twitch streamers — one ban at a time.

the fire nation attacked

Imane Anys (Pokimane) tweeted this out a few days ago after receiving a DMCA takedown notice. Twitch caught her live streaming an episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender to her 20,000 viewers and consequently hit her with a 48-hour ban.

She is just one of many…

A brief rundown on the newest financial technology

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) generally describes any financial service that uses blockchain technology (Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.). It eliminates intermediaries, like banks and financial companies, to give users more control over transactions. Consumers open digital wallets and can directly transfer and receive funds in seconds, take out a loan, or trade assets…

As music royalty rates drop, artists turn to merchandise for answers

A few days ago, I stumbled upon this post on Reddit. It generated lots of chatter online (even T-Pain chimed in), with many people pointing out how abysmally low the music royalty rates are. I wanted more clarity regarding where these figures were coming from, so I did some research…

Okay I know how dramatic that sounds. But video games have been more than just entertainment for me over these past 2 years.

Video games have always been an important part of my life. Ever since my dad gave me and my older brother a copy of Super Mario Galaxy, we’ve been hooked. Gaming was a collaborative activity for us; my brother controlled Mario while I helped him as Luma, the trusty sidekick…

Rujula Rao

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