The uncanny baby valley

I can’t wait for the day when robots and humans will co-exist…or when robots will take over the planet, Matrix-style. Until that time actually occurs, I’m pretty sure we have nothing to worry about because people in general are still scared. There’s this concept in psychology and robotics (I think those are the appropriate fields…)… Continue reading The uncanny baby valley

This is why I Twitter

There’s something to be said about Twitter. Even though many people don’t get it, they know what it is. You may not really understand its purpose, but you know that people out there are using it and what they are doing on it. When I first joined twitter, it was mostly because I thought I… Continue reading This is why I Twitter

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Idealistic love

Sometimes, I’m so glad I was never this idealistic. I never once thought that I would find “The One” on my first time out. I never lived a fantasy life in my head of traveling and idealizing things that I had no real idea about. It’s interesting to now be writing about this article, after… Continue reading Idealistic love

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The backlash against things not considered “masculine”

It’s funny to read this article – I just finished reading a book called American Nerd, in which there was a section describing why there is such hatred towards the nerd and what Americas reaction towards the nerd was like in the early part of this century. The backlash against the nerd was that nerds… Continue reading The backlash against things not considered “masculine”

Hyperlocal ads

Two things come out at me from this article, about Google moving towards a hyperlocal ad revenue stream 1) Before, I would have said this was a major invasion of privacy, using the phones GPS unit, or triangulating the location using the cell towers, to send out local ads to Google results. But really, this… Continue reading Hyperlocal ads

Creator Glut

One thing that I’ve been meaning to do has been to do stuff. I’m in this rut where I just don’t feel like doing anything cool. I haven’t knitted anything in forever. I haven’t finished any of my art projects. I haven’t been studying Processing. Looks like I’m not only in this rut. According to a new… Continue reading Creator Glut

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