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CD Projekt reaches agreement with series author, gains new rights

Issues have been resolved.

What you need to know CD Projekt had been in a legal disagreement with the author of The Witcher novels, Andrzej Sapkowski. An agreement was reached today, with both parties cooperating moving forward. The agreement also granted CD Projekt new rights to The Witcher.

CD Projekt (the parent company of CD Projekt Red) had recently been in a legal disagreement with Andrzej Sapkowski, the author of The Witcher novels. When Sapkowski originally sold  [Read More…]

Google fires author of controversial gender differences memo

Controversial memorandum argued biological differences are to blame for the lack of women in engineering positions.

A memorandum released by a Google engineer went viral over the weekend after being released company-wide to internal networks. The memorandum in question asserts that the gender gap in engineering positions within the company are due to biological differences between men and women and that Google’s diversity initiatives are misplaced because of these differences.

The memo comes at a time when  [Read More…]

AC interviews The Martian author Andy Weir

Books become movies all the time, but The Martian is something special.

If you’re a fan of science fiction movies, specifically the space variety, there’s a good chance you’ve been paying attention to the trailers for The Martian. It has all the makings of an amazing movie, and that has a lot to do with it first being an amazing book. If you’ve never read The Martian, you should quickly add it to your list, but  [Read More…]