Category: Blogging

Coulda been…

The path lay splintered at my back. Easter is always a time of ‘could have beens’ for me. When I was 16 I was in a pretty horrific car wreck.  I was going 45~50mph down an old dirt road that intersected with an empty black-topped stretch of old coal-mine byway.  Only I didn’t know where

Wisdom of the Crowds.

Two Things. (1) Crowds are only wise in the sense of generating a statistical bell-curve around an absolute point. Crowds have no ‘wisdom’ about subjective things, like whether or not high-collars will be fashionable in 2012, or whether or not the world will end in a mayantechosingularityclusterfuck. Crowds are not wise, nor are they even

Dork Dork Dork

I like the term “8bit.” I think I’m going to re-appropriate as a general catch-all for the traditional definition of nerd/dork/geek (rather than the new “Everyone’s a geek!” weak-ass interpretation).  It’s got all the caché of those other terms with none of the pejorative implications, plus, it’s esoteric enough to maintain some sense of sub-cultural

I am the Modern Man.

Oh, modernity. Machines to read our minds! http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100311123520.htm This weekend was all about the modern. Updated the blog-novel and the webcomic just in time to head to SXSWi’s Screenburn Arcade and promo-push my creative endeavors…. I left my ‘business card’ promo’ing the sites on tables, set the homepages of all the ‘connection center’ computers to

Inspired.

Jackson Pollock’s “Blue Poles Number II” Points of Order 1.) The Apophenia of Modernity re-launches this week (today, in fact! Check it out!). Due to some issues with RSS I’ve had to migrate from LiveJournal to WordPress, which actually bugs me a lot. I mean, LiveJournal is the ur-blogging tool– if I’m going to write