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A depressing little article about how the corporate elites are screwing everyone in the world except themselves.

http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/22-statistics-that-prove-the-elite-are-becoming-fabulously-wealthy-while-the-middle-class-is-being-ripped-to-shreds

I was reading an article written by the makers of Penumbra — one of my favorite games — and he suggested the author China Mieville.  I have every intention of reading this story in the future.

http://www.amazon.com/Perdido-Street-Station-China-Mieville/dp/0345459407/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1288382173&sr=8-1

I have spent some time working on a one-room old-school adventure game using AGS.  The following list of tutorials has been endlessly useful during this.

http://garmahis.com/tutorials/pixel-art-tutorials/

Taylor Mali is a brilliant and insightful poet.  He does great spoken word.

http://www.taylormali.com/

Scathing British sarcasm at it’s finest.  Here you have Bird and Fortune, a group of typically 2 men on stage discussing politics and economics in the absurd terms it deserves.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXBcmqwTV9s&feature=mfu_in_order&playnext=1&videos=-mX60GibN_c

Apt-get is a terribly useful tool in Linux, but sadly, it’s quite slow.  Apt-fast is a script created to download with multiple streams instead of just one.  This makes for a much much faster download.

http://ubuntuguide.net/using-apt-fast-instead-apt-get-to-speed-up-program-installationsupgrades-in-ubuntu

No admin rights, but you still have an application you want to install?  This shows you how to create a virtualized program so that you can isolate everything the program will need once installed, thereby granting you the ability to use your programs!

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/create-compressed-virtualized-applications-with-enigma-virtual-box/

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