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TummelVision 78: Jim Bower

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Jim Bower (@superid101) joins us to discuss his work with Whyville, animal husbandry, and computational neuroscience.

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TummelVision 60: Courtney Stanton on empathy, rape culture, and how to tummel haters

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This week on TummelVision, the gang is joined by Courtney Stanton (@kirbybits), who relates her experiences contending with trolls and vitriol on the subject of rape culture in gaming. Courtney is Producer at Subatomic Studios, founder of Women in Games Boston, and co-founder of cabaret and burlesque troupe Bitches of Destiny.
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Links related to Courtney’s experiences in confronting rape, sex, and trolling in gaming communities:

While you listen, you can follow the smart comments from our lively chat room by replaying the CoveritLive discussion.

If you’re interested in hearing more of Courtney’s fascinating insights, check out the supplemental discussion in episode “60.5.”

TummelVision 16: Teresa Nielsen-Hayden and Scott Rosenberg the uber-tummlers tell us how it’s done

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We speak with two great tummlers in this episode. Teresa Nielsen-Hayden is a science fiction editor and was the first boingboing comments moderator when they returned to comments in 2007. Teresa is also a blogger and the first person to practice disemvoweling online of the entire text of offensive posts.

Most important to us, she’s the original applier of the term tummel to social catalyzing in the web era (she discussed it with Kevin and then the three of us had a collective aha moment. See our story on the about page.)

Also joining us is early blogger, journalist, long-time Salong writer and editor and blogging historian Scott Rosenberg.

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