This week's roundup closes up the Nest's Gamer Week with links on games & psychology, new games and those that have been around for decades, and people who ruin games for everyone with misogyny. Yay Friday!
You ever have one of those weeks where everything you find online seems to have a real-life correlation? As in, "I was just talking about the newest installment of The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo series and hey, what do you know, here's a post on dressing up as Lisbeth Salander for Hall
It's October! The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and it's time to think deep about fear. This week's roundup ranges from the fun-fear variety to the truly scary and thought-provoking, so please pick your diversions wisely.
Big things this week: let's talk about trigger warnings, what it's like to be poor when you're at a college filled with "richies" (Pretty in Pink, anyone?), and dream machines that run on wind and compressed air.
HUBweek, the latest collaboration between MGH, MIT, Harvard, and the Boston Globe, brings good things. October 3-10, each institution will be hosting a series of events that showcase and celebrate the world-changing work, art, and thinking being developed right here in Greater Boston.
We've got a new regular-ish feature here on the OWHL site: a weekly link roundup! Because who doesn't like curated link lists? This week it's all about Makerspaces with articles on creativity, students doing cool stuff with 3D printers, and John Palfrey's newest book.