December 15, 2020

Anime woman sits upon traffic lights, festooned with arrows and directions.

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As a historian, and a musician, and a huge fan of folk music, I'm fascinated by what ancient music may have sounded like. Not music from hundreds of years ago, but for thousands of years ago. Recently, there have been breakthroughs in the sounds of music from Ancient Greece. Absolutely wondrous. 

Anyone who's played video games as long as I have (since the Atari 2600) and watched the industry as long as I have -- they knew what was coming with the release of Cyberpunk 2077. Sure, I want to play the game, but I'll wait until it's finished, thanks.

The big get bigger, the rich get richer. Sony is buying Crunchyroll, the popular anime streaming service.

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Penny Arcade comic about useless motherfucking PC gamers and Cyberpunk 2077
As a guy who occasionally plays games on a PC, this is a useful nutshell description of perhaps 60% of PC gamers.

The Green Fields of Canada - performed by Cherish the Ladies

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This article was updated on December 15, 2020

Daniel Messer

Dan is a systems librarian, technologist, podcaster, blogger, historian, coder, digital creative, author, and cyberpunk. He's the creator and host of Cyberpunk Librarian, a podcast exploring public libraries and open source. He's written five or six books, depending on how you want to count them. And he's typically working on some kinda musical project involving ambient and space genres.

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