Soon, I will embark on the first ever major cross-country move of my life.
Oh no, this is one of those kinds of Medium articles. You started from the position of being a bunch of cells to being a living, breathing person, born into a family that has a history of its own problems and tragedies, and raised to follow whatever beliefs your parents and family instilled upon you. […]
We spend so much time in online communities – what’s it like to actually meet somebody there in person?
The picture above is one that I’m most proud of. I was lucky enough to participate in a photoshoot, which ended up in a BusinessWeek article. (All credit for the photo goes to BusinessWeek) Things I learned from being Diaspora’s Community Manager. Diaspora* means something very important to me. It’s the first job that gave […]
I have had a few very significant experiences lately that made me reconsider the way I approach living my life. As such, I have come up with a list of adjustments that I believe will help me to be a happier person. Maybe it will help you too. Do not hold onto petty grudges. Those […]
It was within this moment that I realized I wasn’t happy for reasons that didn’t exactly involve me. the purgatory of online dating. Stark naked with a reeling brain, I aimlessly peered into a glowing square in my hand. Two pictures of people lined up side-by-side. My heart was hurting, and I hated myself. I stared […]
Credit: AP/Mohammed Abu Zaid Also, that sombrero you’re wearing isn’t real. You’ve experiencing it again, aren’t you? All the time, and more frequently, you have been experiencing full-blown hallucinations. They start out innocently enough; the realistic sound going on in your head may sound like a commercial you heard earlier on the radio. Some of the […]
“The Human Cannonball” by Brent Moore on Flickr Oh, you. Look at the situation you’ve put yourself in. You went through the trouble of opening this up; you expected a story. So far, there isn’t one. I suppose we could make a contract of sorts. You continue to read, and I’ll continue to say things. […]
The Elliott 405 computer of 1956, Computer Resurrection Issue 42 A secret message to someone living in the 1950’s I don’t know how long I have to explain this to you; I’m only able to send you this message. You see, I’m from the future; 2013 to be exact. It’s an exciting time to be alive. So […]
An angry rant about remakes, carbon copies, and the decline in quality storytelling. I used to be a fan of remakes. Thinking back now, perhaps it’s something of a guilty pleasure; in a way my younger self would have celebrated some of the recent events surrounding all of the movies and games that have been […]