Category Archives: lifestyle

Hoisting the WeatherFlag

Data flies loosely in the breeze over the backyard. Uncoiling slowly,  old glory beams flashes of illuminated light- hot white dots bursting from a line of stars against the navy. Call it a #WeatherFlag. Custom made for Fourth of July … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hurricane: Surviving Sandy in NYC

When the power went off, I saw a blue flash in the sky and heard something like a sonic boom. But an earlier Con Ed robocall had promised “pre-emptive” power shutdown, so we didn’t think much of it. The lights … Continue reading

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A Playable Idea: The Critical Gamer Initiative

It has become completely impossible to ignore the massive social, economic, and cultural implications of video games. It is an industry that has outsold cinema and publishing for years. Its myths and characters have escaped consoles and computers for popular … Continue reading

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the browser’s frieze

over the summer, i got a chance to see gustav klimt’s beethoven frieze nestled in the basement of the architecturally stunning (but otherwise uninteresting) secession building. having had no idea before of the mere existence of the beethoven frieze i … Continue reading

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