Red vs Blue. My cousin and I are only a handful of months apart. We essential grew up together and constantly fought; from who got to be Raphael when we played ninja turtles to the best character in our favorite show to the types of superpowers we would have if we had any. Often times… Read More Communicating with fists
Style is everything. Well if not everything than a large portion of persuasive work revolves around style. Many will argue that content dictates power of the argument. In some ways this is the case, but in many other ways strength or soundness of the logic means very little. Tone and appeal often resonate in a… Read More That Gut-Feeling something other than Indigestion
The key to the internet comes down to bandwidth; not simply how fast the internet seems to stream, not in the kilo, mega, and giga bits traveling from creator to audience. The key to the internet relies on a special type of bandwidth that transcends uni-or-bidirectional modes. Traditional ideas of information transfer normally focus on… Read More Social Media, Omni-directionality, and the Novel of the World
Let us be honest; humanity comes chalk full of liars and thieves. Although humanity also carries bright stars of original thought and innovation, for every Tesla there comes an Edison. For every great creation a slew of pilfers. It is evident from the game of survival: those so infused with insight create, those endowed… Read More Old dogs learning new tricks? More like old dogs with new toys.
Media comes from the plural of medium the channel through which an idea is conveyed. Media exist as the channels through which an idea or ideas are expressed. From grunting and gesturing to orality and transcription various channels intertwine to establish human interaction. The means may change or alter but the principle remains focused upon… Read More To communicate, or not to communicate, that is the question.
Often in polite society, friendly celebration, or a dinner party certain topics are simply off the table. In an attempt to remain civilized politics and religion sit to the side giving way to amicable conversation. Religion can seem like a deterrent to conversation, because confessions or discussions of faith can appear uncomfortably preachy or overly… Read More Welcome to the Great Table
The flames, although more akin to embers at this point, of Bernie Sanders campaign still flicker in the hearts of many Americans. Dissatisfied Americans across the nation placed their hope for the future of the nation on Senator Sanders’ shoulders during the democratic primaries. Some fled to his banner believing in his policies, but many… Read More The Dying Ember (Blog post 1)