I have a friend who has set out on an interesting DIY journey. It all began with the search for the perfect Halloween costume. He’s a big fan of TRON and was stoked to find an amazing leather, fully functional, … Read More
Think of it like Public Access Cable for Generation Y. This “dirtnet” could be the first step toward a more organic Internet—a more analog version of the Darknet, the part of the web that is not searchable. It’s free from security of any kind and is the ultimate underground filesharing network. Instead of trying to fight the organizations and the law, we would just cut them out all together. … Read More
Ah, Guitar Hero, a staple in our Living Vicariously™ Wave. It’s been trashed on South Park, among other places, for the very fact that the amount of time someone spends button mashing they could learn to play the same songs on a real guitar. Well, now an ad for Sparrow Guitars reflects just that, targeted at the older gaming audience it simply says, “Teen Spirit doesn’t smell like 5 plastic buttons.” … Read More
In previous generations, people went to church to keep in touch with their friends, socialize, and yes, practice their faith. Now? For millenials, the generation between 18 and 30, many are now going to the Internet to find God, get religious, or move past religion to something more meaningful. … Read More
Have you heard these terms? Funemployment, Paycation, The Unemploymentality?
“A new breed of “happily jobless” 20- and 30-somethings is forgoing the job hunt for travel, golf, and the beach, thanks to severance packages, unemployment checks, or parental largesse. Funemployment may sound “frivolous,” but this mix of “narcissism” and backlash against the corporate world is a statement about America today. … Read More