Our collective and personal mood is balanced so delicately today that it seems a slight wind could push it from bad to good to mediocre to anything in between. The US is experiencing more people quitting their jobs than ever before, buildings are collapsing for seemingly no reason at all and shootings are peaking. And the pandemic. Is it over? NewContinue reading “How your bad mood defeats online fraudsters”
By Jordan Gruener Read it all. Listen to it all. As much as you can. Non-fiction. Fiction. Poetry. Epic poems. Newspaper articles old and new. Fanzines. Books. Magazines. Music. Movies. If you’re setting out to become a writer or simply want to improve, you must read and listen to as much as you can, noContinue reading “Why you need to read and listen: Essential skills make a better writer”
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are the hot new thing. New online marketplaces are popping up to sell everything from digital art to digital homes that you can’t live in. You may have noticed, for example, I have a $69 million digital artwork at the top of this post. (Impressive, yes?) You can get the Beeple artwork for yourself by simply hitting right-clickContinue reading “Are NFTs the Emperor’s New Clothes?”
It’s a bit strange when an offline world of some 35 years ago collides with today’s online world.
Two recent experiences, two happy accidents, really, led me to bands and music I’d never heard before. And now I thoroughly enjoy the sounds of each band; one still creates music and the other long gone.
Could we already be at a place where technology has, or will shortly, advance to such a state that it rises to a human level?