The 20th anniversary of 9/11 recently arrived. I did not watch the news, nor read any official statements by government. Instead I scrolled through Reddit as usual and in doing so found very moving and powerful images, video and commentary. I had never heard of the last run of Ladder 118 nor seen graphic video…… Continue reading Twenty Years Since 9/11 – Wars and Lies – Current State and Thoughts of the Future.
GME, AMC Stockmarket Adventure
(Originally posted on January 29th. Updated on 4.10.21 – Updates after original post) Yesterday, January 28th is one that will go down in history and the history making will continue for a while. In short, the internet just discovered that by banding together common individuals can beat evil Wall Street hedge funds at their own…… Continue reading GME, AMC Stockmarket Adventure
The World Is Changing: Trump, COVID, Crypto and the Internet.
It is difficult to really understand how much things are changing from our day to day experiences. It is as though a huge stone is thrown into the middle of a tranquil lake; we see the big splash but rarely wait to watch all of the ripples as they reach the shore and subside after…… Continue reading The World Is Changing: Trump, COVID, Crypto and the Internet.
An International Discussion in Virtual Reality
Living and studying overseas is life changing. The problem is that the experience cannot be understood by description but must be experienced. We are all born into an environment that is basically a bubble. We have our community, our school, and most often the same politics and religion of our neighbors. Humans are still very…… Continue reading An International Discussion in Virtual Reality
ISIS, Paris and Facebook
I haven’t been very active with this blog in quite a while except for the occasional post here and there. It is not as though I do not have time, I’d say it is due more to apathy, laziness and most recently World of Warcraft. When I was traveling overseas, single and studying languages the…… Continue reading ISIS, Paris and Facebook