Spare A thought For the “Un-Traditional”

I’m back in Australia for the first time in many years and after reading many of my dear American friend’s Facebook updates and twitter feeds about Thanksgiving it led me to ponder the holiday. … Read More

Strangers Welcome

“Don’t talk to strangers” is good advice; but once you’re able to take care of yourself, well, you might want to log on to Omegle. It calls itself “a brand new service for meeting new friends,” and it is. … Read More

Google Map of Jailed Chinese Internet “Dissidents”

Although the text is written in Chinese it isn’t hard to understand the message that this map of Chinese citizens who have been imprisoned for various “crimes” involving the Internet is conveying. ..China is still a repressive place. … Read More

Make Way For Our New RoboRiche Overlords

A hi-tech future with the most advanced technology is a vision that many scientists are set on achieving and they are making crazy breakthroughs everyday. If you have a moment check out IEEE Spectrum. It’s a pretty cool “shopping cart” concept that visualizes their own unique vision of a medically advanced future. … Read More

G.ID.S. for MMO in CHINA, OMGWTF.

China based MMO “King of the World” instituted a Gender Identification System to prevent guys from being girls. … Read More

The “Targeted” YouTube Channel

As someone who could be described as a “YouTube early adopter” I’ve watched it grow into the force it is today. I have also wondered why more companies don’t have branded YouTube channels… it’s direct, casual, targeted and entertaining communication. Well, Target has lived up to their name and hit the bullseye. … Read More

Out of Work; into Fun.

Not everyone who is out of work is sweating it. Some are looking at those 50 weeks of unemployment checks they’ll be cashing and deciding to have as much fun as they can-for as long as they can. It’s called funemployment, and that’s exactly what it is. … Read More

How’s Your Social Nuturition?

Anyone in the food industry knows that nutrition labels have revolutionized the way average consumers choose their food products. Informing the consumer with simple labeling so they can compare two similar products in order to make informed and healthy decisions … Read More

Dear Childhood : Grow Up

The upswing of all things 80’s now seems to come with a requirement, and that is to be better than you used to be. … Read More

Microtransactions in Gaming

Microtransactions, monetary purchases for in-game items to expand a game’s content, has been in Japan for quite some time, but as it creeps into the USA, how many people are going to be on board? … Read More