Is online culture more or less toxic here than OTL, and if it is less toxic than OTL, do people that focus on culture analysis and critique that as leftist or progressive look excessively critically at people liking morally dubious or outright evil groups or things in fiction(ie: The Imperium of Man, Ceaser's Legion) as being either excessively problematic at best, or outright right wing fascist lunatics at worst, or do they take a more live-or-let-live cultural attitude where these things are seen as not having too much intent for toxic ideology or behavior(in this case would be idea that people like villains because they're cool, rather than some dubious far-right idea) or are at worst just harmless and misguided jokers.
About cryptocurrency in this timeline: Are NFTs (Non-fungible token) still a big deal ITTL?
Probably not. The Supreme Court ITTL ruled in favor of the late Mitsuko Ariyama on her blockchain patent, pretty much making cryptocurrencies in the United States go the way of the dodo. Those non-fungible token thingies might be a niche or obscure thing overseas though, it was mentioned that cryptocurrency is kind of big over in Russia as of the late 2010s in this world.Hopefully not.
As someone that has read and skimmed some of these posts, I wonder if it has more to do with butterflies that lead into a cascading to becoming a significant force in other events. Her survival led to the capture of her OTL killer, where in turn she moved to Columbine and, while tragically losing her best friend and seeing the decay of another friend to suicide, saw a change of events that resulted in her advocacy for video games on an academic level.Sorry for bumping, but I had a random thought about one of the major non-video game parts of this TL:
What inspired Polly Klaas surviving and becoming a major figure in this TL as opposed to letting the OTL incident happen?
I am not from US and was born after that incident, so all I know about that incident was that it was highly publicised on American TV shows, and led to the US Three Strike Law…