A surprising furry paw print: Akinator now showing furry results

On a lighter note, artificial intelligence definitely is changing the world and so is the way we experience gameplay. Akinator is a French computer and mobile game that attempts to determine what fictional or real-life “character” the player is thinking of by asking a series of questions, similar to the game “Twenty Questions” in the US. Using artificial intelligence, it will learn the best questions to ask through its experience with its massive player base. Just recently, furry Twitter started to show screenshots of what they got through the game – pictures of popular fandom figures guessed out by Akinator; … Continue reading A surprising furry paw print: Akinator now showing furry results

COVID-19 and Furries: A situational overview of April

A lot of things happened during this month, as the coronavirus continuously developed. Virtually, all furry conventions in the furst half of 2020 is either deferred to the next half of 2020 or canceled and moved to next year. This included most of the cons in July, although some cons such as Anthrocon have yet to announce any further actions so far. There might be still a chance that Anthrocon may be allowed to hold next year, despite the no-large gatherings order imposed in the state of Pennsylvania which currently has no end date, since the curve is expected to … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: A situational overview of April

A pawsitive goal reached: US$17,004 raised for EF2020 charity partner

Just recently, a fundraiser organised by the charity wing of European furcon Eurofurence has raised US$8,502, which was then matched 1:1 by LinkedIn to obtain the final amount of US$17,004. This was done to support their 2020 charity Cheetah Preservation Foundation in the face of them facing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 and their country South Africa’s lockdown. But one question to wonder, if the virus shows no signs of slowing down as of now, will the sum be enough to sustain the foundation through this period? Continue reading A pawsitive goal reached: US$17,004 raised for EF2020 charity partner

COVID-19 and Furries: Move events down in the past two weeks

Furrymosa dealer groups’ booth fee refund form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FA… In the past two weeks, more furcons, especially those within May-July, have announced event cancellations. This trend treads dangerously close to events such as Anthrocon, one of the biggest furcons in the world, which is set to be held on 2-5 July. If the virus continues to grow and develop at this rate and show no signs of flattening in the slope, it is possible that furcons in August or later may be affected, should the peak period be pushed further back into the year. Will the curve start to show improvement … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: Move events down in the past two weeks

FurAffinity DDoS attacked: Not as big as the attack in February

FurAffinity got DDoS attacked again, this time not as big as the previous attack in February, which in that time took the platform down for slightly over a day. As with FurAffinity being constantly targeted, here comes a question, “Why is FurAffinity always targeted for DDoS attacks?” Continue reading FurAffinity DDoS attacked: Not as big as the attack in February

COVID-19 and Furries: The impact so far; online meets sprawl

COVID-19 has wreaked much havoc around the world, especially to communities that often engages in social interactions with each other. For the furry fandom, that definitely is the case. But despite so, the fandom still explores new ways to cope and continue the warmth and liveliness within this period. As more people #stayhome, furries take it to online platforms and get all floofy – no physical conventions? How about online conventions, that offers what physical conventions have, and that it can be experienced within the comfort of home? Using a new platform to recreate another experience is definitely a challenge … Continue reading COVID-19 and Furries: The impact so far; online meets sprawl

De la confección de fursuit a ser fabricante: una guía

Thumbnail source: https://www.weasyl.com/~renashe/submissions/646727/foam-fursuit-head-wip-atlas Es seguro que ha pasado por la mente de muchos miembros de la comunidad llevar su personaje o fursona a la vida real, materializar ese alter ego animal producto de su ferviente imaginación para poder interpretarlo. Esta … Continue reading De la confección de fursuit a ser fabricante: una guía