Pictures postedA lifetime in pixelsStolen by FacebookTumblr and InstagramSocial media vacuumsConsuming memoriesThat once were yoursCopywritten and storedLocked away foreverBy corporate greedWith no return
TextingYour lifelineAn SMS (SOS)To the worldSo much to tellBut so little to sayBRBROFL
This is a short uni piece I wrote some months ago. It was the second appearance of Alpha Girl, Beta Max and Me in my writing, and the feedback from those uni posts was what lead me to becoming a blogger. I’ve removed the uni academic references from this version. (“So, what are youContinue reading “Digital Destiny and the Crux of Divergence.”
Welcome to the second of my Dungeon Master (DM) columns. (Didn’t catch the first one? Click here.) Today I’m going to talk about all these new wiz-bang apps and stuff that you can use during your sessions. (“What did he say?” Says the old grognard, raising his ear trumpet. “What’s an app? Is that someContinue reading “The Laid Back DM #2 – New-fangled Electronic Gizmos?”
My teenage son, Padawan-Nerd-in-Training, stayed over on the weekend (as he does every weekend, so nothing new there). Padawan is a YouTube fan and has a number of channels he subscribes to. I, being an antiquated, internet hating has-been, try to avoid anything internet related other than this blog. Padawan showed me a few videos that were reallyContinue reading “Clickbait! The what’s and wherefore’s”
This is a uni piece I wrote some time ago. It was meant to be a letter to a friend about something I was very serious or concerned about, using real referenced materials. I went with satire and irony.
If there’s one thing that irritates me a lot, it’s iTunes.