Carli Velocci

Carli Velocci

Tech and Culture Journalist

The intersection of technology and culture, as well as pop culture analysis; news writing; editing; interviews; the full package.

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Gizmodo

Gizmodo 8 Ways Virtual Reality Is For More Than Just Video Games ...

Gizmodo 8 Ways Virtual Reality Is For More Than Jus...

Steven universe article
www.polygon.com

What a children's show can teach us about sex and healthy ...

Steven Universe has never shied away from issues regarding sexuality, introducing topics such as unconventional family dynamics and gender fluidity into the lore and backstories of the characters since the beginning.

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The Boston Globe

Do motivational apps really work? That may depend on you. - The ...

Turning some of life’s mandatory tasks into a game can be fun, and it certainly puts a new spin on a daily routine, but does it work?

Twine article
bitchmedia.org

Flesh & Twine | Bitch Media

The horror fan in me loves to be grossed out and to squirm in my seat—there’s something pleasantly visceral about experiencing depravity and gore in a controlled environment. But what’s beyond the cheap jump scare and torture porn?

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broadly.vice.com

The Woman Who Made Cannibalism Look Delicious | Broadly

Artist Janice Poon was the lead food stylist on the cult-hit 'Hannibal'. Poon made even the most grisly murder look mouth-watering. Now she's taking her creativity to the kitchen with a new cook book for cannibals (sort of)....

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www.polygon.com

Stardew Valley review

Stardew Valley constantly asks: What do you need to get done today? Within a couple of in-game days, you’ve built up a routine: Wake up, check the weather, plan your day, water your crops, tend......

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www.polygon.com

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak review

There's almost too much desert in Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak. But there's also not nearly enough. For a real-time strategy game series that utilized outer space as its core environment for a......

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pastemagazine.com

AAA Refugees: The Flame in the Flood and the Rise of the Boston ...

The New England games community is a unique force.

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Motherboard

Why Do We Keep Finding Nazis on the Moon?

People just love a good space Nazi tale....

www.polygon.com

Twine games show the best choice is often the one that doesn't exist

It’s easy to get lost thinking about the choices we make, how much of a true impact they have and why we get all worked up when we make the wrong ones. This has become an especially extensive......

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Motherboard

Original Gamer

The lingering appeal of the original Game Boy....

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Motherboard

From Zombies to Telepathy: When Science Takes on the Supernatural

Five experiments that just went for it....

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Motherboard

The Creator of 'Ethical Ad Blocker' Is Trying to Build an Ethical Tech Business

Darius Kazemi believes the only way to keep your integrity is to stay small. Like eight people small....

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zam.com

Kiro'o Games wants to become the first African games publisher

The developers of Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan talk about their inspirations and their goals for the future....

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zam.com

Night in the Woods preview

Night in the Woods wants to tell a story about rural communities that is mysterious, adventurous, and authentic....