Self-Centered Generosity

Is there another term for self-centered generosity? I would define this as giving for the sole purpose of fulfilling a narrative in your mind with no concern for the wants and needs of the recipient. Imagine someone who gifts golf balls, golf clubs, golf shoes, etc to someone who doesn’t play golf or to someone…

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Story Block Cards

I had two ideas earlier and they seemed to have collided: collect small piece for stories like characters, character traits, descriptions, scenes, situations, stories ideas, object, etc use index cards for note I think putting these story blocks onto cards will work better than putting them in a notebook or into a program of some…

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The New Age of Radio?

The first podcast I ever attempted to make was a music podcast. It was seven or eight years ago and my life at the time was completely centered around music. I was reading magazines, and blogs, and buying books like “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die” and “Fear of Music: The 261 Greatest Albums…

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Voice Assistant Tweetstorm

I’m also not sure I understand all the constant complaining about Siri on The Accidental Tech Podcast. It’s something that I literally spend no time thinking about. Does anyone actually give a shit about voice assistants? Voice assistants are an interim solution. They aren’t the future of controlling devices. Too many privacy problems. And I…

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Bad Endings

In the past year HBO ended two of its most successful shows, Games of Thrones & Silicon Valley. Neither of these endings were very well received. But endings are rarely the problem, usually the issue arises much sooner, and in the case of these two shows I think the issues were issues of lost identity rather than issues of conclusion.…

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