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[FKPXLS] The New Frontier of Belonging
Even as migrants, we can feel local to many homes.
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[FKPXLS] The Illusions of Free-to-Play
From freemium products to open-source projects to marketplaces to UGC platforms, free-to-play games are already everywhere.
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[FKPXLS] Brave New Decade
The Brave New Decade will be about finally having the courage to confront ourselves as flawed humans as we are, and finding ourselves in one another.
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[FKPXLS] SPECIAL VOLUME: Embedded Education
Learning no longer lives on an individual platform. Rather, learning happens everywhere. We're entering a new age of “Embedded Education”.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.65 / Cutting down trees, just to plant new ones
The thought of deforestation or climate collapse never alarms anybody, as if it's a myth told by some foreign deity.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.64 / When gods are dead, we create new ones
When the temples are deserted by the gods, it's when we see most clearly that gods are alive, and are among us.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.63 / You must be taught to love me
Only when we are physically strapped from actions that we fully realize the true extent and nature of our freedom and agency.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.62 / Everything crumbles when we lose balance
When we decide to participate in a game, there is a set of explicit and implicit rules of the game that can make us forget why we decided to participate in the first place.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.61 / Not young enough to know everything
People talk about "turning points" in life. It never felt like so at the moment.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.60 / freedom that’s granted and freedom that’s earned
Freedom isn't a human right conferred by mythical forces. Nor does the freedom to dream come at birth.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.59 / Here I stand. I can do no other.
You will work diligently, that is, in hopes of being forgotten.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.58 / Dance me to the end of love
Catachresis is when a statement is so astonishingly wrong that it feels right.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.57 / It seems like what matters has changed
We seem to be collectively awakening into a moment of clarity, recognizing the absurdity of the existing measures of success.
10 : 55
[FKPXLS] SPECIAL VOLUME: JOINING PACE
Your age does not determine the caliber of your thinking.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.55 / Fly high, and don’t get killed
It was too late. The fallen warrior got carried away from the battlefield, and he was left alone fighting.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.56 / A fractured world that is beginning anew
Hope doesn't end when we see despair. Hope ends when we avert our gaze.
13 : 54
[FKPXLS] VOL.53 / A hedge against an early death
What if the true cost wasn't only the cash burn, not even just the time and the attention of the most brilliant minds, but the dehumanization of worlds that never made it into our periphery.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.52 / A train rushing through a lightning storm
There was no one on the late-night train, and I realized I wanted to be more than a passenger.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.51 / How I learned to hunt a whale
It was a time when I knew nothing about myself, but I knew absolutely everything I needed to do to get to where I wanted to be.
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[FKPXLS] VOL.50 / In the long run, almost anything is possible
Maybe it's rational, and necessary, to embrace and protect our madness.