Month: January 2014

The Nintendo Paradox

There is a lot of talk in the gaming community about what Nintendo should do to improve their sales and it has gotten me thinking. Nintendo seems to be in a strange state and not one that happens very...

A Great Darkness Fell Over LA Today And Then The Rains Came.

It’s darker outside than I think I’ve seen night be in many years. California, especially the Greater Los Angeles area, have the unfortunate honor of possessing the worst roads I’ve ...

The largest creature I’ve seen in a game of MTG

I don’t have much else to write about today. Today was a productive day but I’m rather sleepy and I’d like to go get some rest. I figured I’d leave you with the creature that m...

I Lua’rned some more today.

The second day of my Lua efforts have gotten me further along. It’s a slow but constant project that I think will fruit in the near future. The hardest part is integrating this thing with titan ...

Learning a New Language ~ Lua

I had planned to write today and I did end up writing. Quite a lot, but it has been in a language called “Lua”. We’ve (Liz and I) been looking at mods on World of Warcraft and realiz...

Website Update Plans & Echo Chamber Avoidance

The internet is a paradoxical beast. When it was first envisioned people thought that it might lead to this world of infinite information. Ignorance would be slayed and everyone would become like god:...

Should you be required to experience a weapon before you can wield it?

In the book Blink, Malcom Gladwell makes the compelling argument that firing a gun might temporarily cause a mental state not unlike autism.  My knowledge of autism at this time is fairly limited but ...

Poverty, Death, and our Fascination with a Dark World that does not exist.

There is something peculiar about the world. Well there are many peculiar things about the world. But one of the most damning is that people [in numbers great enough to appear to be the majority] acti...

Is there always an Up?

We have a lot of sayings that involve the word “up”, Keep your chin up, Buck up, Keep looking up, and so on. But what exactly is up? I suppose we should establish that before my little ran...

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