FROM Gabriela Richard
Gamergate: Misogyny in Gaming Anita Sarkeesian’s online video series began as a thoughtful, Kickstarter-funded critique of the way women are depicted in video games. But it’s made her a target. Vitriol pours out against her online. She was even forced from her home because of threats. In the gaming community it’s being referred to as “Gamergate.”
Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?