The Silver Age of comics, during the 60s, produced many gems like the Amazing Spider-Man, the uncanny X-Men and Captain America.
Most of these were from the Marvel factory, where Stan Lee, born Stanley Martin Lieber in 1922, started weaving his magic with the help of other creative and marketing geniuses who sustained his vision.
The world is used to seeing people performing in the iconic public streets and podiums all across the planet, it is a strange sight now, with near-total emptiness and silence as ‘Quarantine’ becomes the rule.
Performance artists, who usually rely on small and big crowds, are now springing up in their homes and balconies, and of course, online, live-streaming their performances to the entire world while being isolated from it.
Even though most of the events, news, interaction and performances are now online, whatever is left of our confined lives has started to appear more real.
Discord is at the center of the gaming universe, having more than 100 million monthly active users, in millions of communities for every game and player imaginable. Its largest servers have millions of members. Discord's slowly building a business around all that popularity, too, and is now undergoing a big pivot: It's pushing to turn the platform into a comm. tool not just for gamers, but for everyone from study groups to sneakerheads to gardening enthusiasts. 5 years in, Discord's just now realizing it may have stumbled into something like the future of the internet. Almost by accident.
Recently discovered Discord communities that made me remember my IRC days while also feel old. Here are some great ones I found.
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