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Dec 30, 2019

An essay I wrote in 2010 describing the social trends toward isolation in the era of individualized entertainment pods as well a discussion of the current manipulation of social media by corporate and political oligarchs.  As well a small discussion of Jaron Lanier's work on the blackbox representing the algorithms used...

Dec 23, 2019

As the world has become more concerned with the letter rather than the spirit of the law, litigiousness is favored above kindness. Benjamin Franklin's last speech written for the Constitutional Convention of 1787 remarks that the document as an instrument of government is only effective with good leadership and claims...

Dec 16, 2019

An exploration into the entrance of women into the once male dominated arena of urban skateboard society along and a discussion with Christ Mary Artist, aka, @prettiestmess_ Christie DeJesu.

Dec 9, 2019

Wall E is an animated film about a male robot who won't take 'no' from a female robot. I explore the deeper sadness surrounding the culture of cyber-stalking. Finally, I begin to address the horror of the relationship between silicon valley and wall street.

Dec 2, 2019

In this episode of EssayCast, I read an essay I wrote in 2012 on the issues emerging in relationships between fragmented parents and developing children.