Workshop Concept: Homogenized Entertainment

There has been something happening for a while in the world of video games: a broad, sweeping uniformity across different genres. … Read More

Emerging Evidence: Basic Living Wage

A basic living wage could remake American Society as we know it. … Read More

The Rise of Spy-Fi

The new people’s hero is the spy. … Read More

The Public Have Spoken

“Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?” Sometimes you gotta wonder how some ideas make it through the chain of command. I present to you the JS Roundhouse Mids sneakers and yes… Those are … Read More

The Devil’s Packaging

This has been more than a pet peeve of mine for a long time now. It’s been a hatred. So when I saw the title of this article I clicked on it immediately. I recently cut myself trying to get … Read More

Hacktivism and Pranktivism Getting Organized

You SHOULD know about Occupy Wall Street but maybe you don’t. The under-reported police brutality exhibited during last weekend’s protests maybe be viral all over the world but it’s definitely not headline news here. Don’t worry I’m not going to … Read More

Fast And Furious – The New Speed of Dealing With Backlash

Here’s an example of “people power” reversing a decision in a matter of hours. Ad company Adshel initially agreed to take to take down safe sex posters created by JuniorBrisbane for QAHC (Queensland Association for Healthy Communities) after claiming it … Read More

Geotagging Bribery

Here’s an awesome app for intrepid travelers.  It’s called Bribespot.  It uses geotagging to report instances of bribery and corruption.  It’s a simple way to help you make choices about planning your route if you want to avoid confrontations.  Or, … Read More

Awesome Thing Of The Week: R18 Edition

After years and years of Australia losing out on video games simply because the government deemed them too risqué and a DANGER TO THE YOUTH OF THE NATION, Australia will finally have an R18 rating. Gaming companies and gamers alike … Read More

Sending a Message at the Expense of Thanksgiving Travel

“The goal of National Opt-Out Day is to send a message to our lawmakers that we demand change,” reads the call to action at, set up by Brian Sodegren. “No naked body scanners, no government-approved groping. We have a right to privacy, and buying a plane ticket should not mean that we’re guilty until proven innocent.” … Read More