I’m a big fan of well-done puzzle games. Many of them come from indie developers and are absolutely gorgeous to look at, challenging to play, and thought-provoking to boot. I recently completed The Entropy Centre, a time-bending puzzle game from indie game studio Stubby Games (named after the founder, Daniel Stubbington). The game is nearly perfect in many ways, and …
J’s 2023 Storage Predictions: Year of Blockchain and NFTs
I’ve long been critical of weak predictions for the upcoming year. I mean, how often can you get to the point where we say that it’s not a prediction to say that there’s going to be “more data than ever before?” I love bold predictions. I actually especially love the predictions that were hilariously, objectively wrong. Just 3 years ago the predictions …
Having Lost The Joy
Recently I came across a review of the movie Whiplash by Adam Neely, a YouTuber who wanted to talk about it from a jazz musician’s perspective. The entire reaction is definitely worth watching, because Adam goes through some of the culture of Jazz musicians that the movie definitely misses. But it was this part that really struck a nerve with …
Review: I Think We’re Alone Now (2018)
I Think We’re Alone Now isn’t a bad movie, per se. It has its moments of great potential, so perhaps its greatest sin is that it never has the bravery to tackle some of the subject matter it brings up. Slow and plodding (as opposed to methodical, which would have been forgivable), the movie wastes brilliant actors and a strong indie …
LTTP Reviews – Flowers for Algernon
In a return to “Late to the Party Reviews,” we revisit the nostalgia of Flowers for Algernon and see if it holds up to the memory.
Is Disney’s “Song of the South” Really A Problem?
Disney will not release Song of the South on Disney+, no matter what. This is a shame.
New Disk Drive Encoding Scheme Solves Data Reliability Problem
Illuminosi Inc. announces a revolutionary software product to improve the data reliability of a hard drive.
Hidden Treasures: Unknown Favorite Movies
I asked Twitter what some favorite movies that no one had ever heard of. Got quite the list back.
Moment of Zen: Sounds from a Small Town Barbershop
Moment of Zen: Small Town Barbershop.
Graphic Novel: A Few Good Storage Administrators
A graphic novel vignette about storage admins, inspired by “A Few Good Men.” A Satire.
Review: Cobra Kai (TV)
Review of the YouTube Red original series, Cobra Kai, a series that fans of the Original Karate Kid should definitely watch.
Early Dystopian Writing
In 1993, I began a short story that told of a dystopian future where the world was mandated by what you could and couldn’t say, and the reality that emerged from it.
Recent Quora Answers
Some recent popular or interesting Quora answers I’ve written.
Have you ever had one of those moment where you’ve gotten rid of something, only to really regret it?
Review: What Remains of Edith Finch (VG)
A walking simulator with some interesting and creative vignettes, gorgeous visuals, and a high degree of potential that is tragically left unfulfilled with gaping plot holes and pointless storyline.
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