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Women in the E-sports

Most well-known women in e-sport –- performers instead of players Recently, K/DA released a new song More and performed it at the opening ceremony of the 2020 League of Legends World Championship. K/DA s a virtual band girl group developed by Riot Games, the company behind the game League of Legends. This group consists of five themed versions of League of Legends characters, and with the…

How a non-existing person became part of Parliamentary elections in Lithuania

The Parliamentary elections in Lithuania are approaching and will be held on 11 October 2020. Oleg Šurajev, a comedian, YouTube content creator, decided to use these circumstances for a social experiment. Oleg Šurajev and his team from the 1k YouTube channel created a non-existing candidate and agitated for him, both on the streets and the internet. The physical image is of an…

A Marriage from Hell

Written by: Akif Aliyev Its 9am on a March morning when I wake up and instinctively roll to my side, pick up my phone and begin my morning routine of mindless social media scrolling just like millions of others around the world. A practice so regular and subconscious at this point that one seldom questions why this must be the very first…

Online livestreams and virtual concerts: a temporary solution or the future?

14 September 2020 2020 is an unusual year that most of us will never forget: we get education online, we handle our business online, and we may even attend a concert online (e.g. many people may have just watched the One World: Together at Home – the biggest benefit live concert organized by Global Citizen in April). Putting everything online seems not…