Category Archives: Fight the Landlord

Fringe/ Logical Conclusion (2)

Tuition fees are between £300 and £1200 a year for forty-five minute classes, and on top of that needs to be added the inevitable splurges on merchandising and software that it all drives towards. The fetishing of new learning technologies, … Continue reading

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More on high-tech factories

“When his days ended, he would retreat to a small bedroom just big enough for a mattress, wardrobe and a desk where he obsessively played an online game called Fight the Landlord.”

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Pop references to landlords (no. 2)

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Pop references to landlords (no. 1)

Guess who’s stepped back through the front door Put the microphone down, the landlords have moved in Evil laughter. Hard to work out what’s serious and what isn’t. Great production by Bless Beats Subliminal fear of having the landlord arrive … Continue reading

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Brightness

^ click I thought about it at Tiananmen, watching the zou zi screens, thin little digital displays that are everywhere here, enough pixels to represent characters with only slightly jagged edges, ‘walking’ past in bright yellow on the typical black … Continue reading

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How to Play (2)

click ^ He hadn’t beaten the computer with any consistency, and that was just some flash game, hardly Deep Blue, just a bank of set moves he couldn’t get past, the simulation of something with tactical awareness and the detection … Continue reading

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How to Play

click ^ It struck Gary that one kuai per bet was the perfect amount, for him being cheap and careful with his remaining money, for the two barmen, for the majority of people out there who were playing – right … Continue reading

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