Will Pay to Not Talk to You: How Physical Services are Becoming Digital Commodities

  Going to the supermarket to replenish my toilet paper was never a big deal. A typical trip included a short, relatively painless drive and interactions with at least two people (the cashier and bag boy) if I was lucky. Not a bad errand to run, right? Especially if you successfully avoid having someone ding.. read more →

Things that suck about DrawSomething

The obsession with DrawSomething, the latest craze in social bathroom time gaming, tends to begin rather innocently. The words you’re given to play are new, fresh and challenging. You start off playing during bathroom breaks, or waiting in line. It’s easy. It’s fun. My personal journey with DrawSomething began as an interesting way to socialize.. read more →

I quit you, Skyrim.

To preface this post, I’m a girl in her mid-twenties with a full-time job. My preferred games in the last couple of years have been short, choose-your-own-adventure titles (think Heavy Rain and Catherine). Besides these, the last long game I played and enjoyed was Kingdom Hearts 2. I’m not a fan of getting every single.. read more →

07 Feb 2012

Life Analytics: Why Pictures of Sandwiches Are Never Going Away.

Stop hassling your lunch date for taking a photo of their meal for the fourth time this week. That interestingly angled picture of a sandwich will surely evoke a really nice, pleasant memory in the years ahead. Welcome to this generation’s way of documenting life and storing memories and emotions. Your lunch date’s grand kids.. read more →

Digital Housekeeping for a New Year.

I like to be well-prepared to greet a new year. This means having a tidy house, a clean desktop, and an overall clean slate for the 1st of the year. Well, it’s the 29th and I’m freaking out because I just did a vanity search on Google and found a nasty mess of my life... read more →

Catherine Game Review

I just finished playing Catherine, a bizarre horror/action/puzzle game. Your character is a 30-some year old guy who, in short, is presented with a deep fear of committing to his long-time girlfriend which leads to him regretfully cheating on her with a bombshell of an anime girl. C’mon, you’d totally hit it too. Gameplay varies.. read more →

27 Nov 2011
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