Take away the internet, and you have the Walking Dead…

Imagine a world without the ability to instantly message your friend and tell them about the amazing and life-changing experience you just had drinking a non-fat soy frappuccino (no whip) from Starbucks, or not being able to check your Tinder account during your morning break at work, or not being able to catch up on highlights from last night’s episode of American Horror Story when you should be paying attention in your 2pm staff meeting. Even further, imagine having to write down your grocery list on paper before going shopping, having to site down and physically read the news or … Continue reading Take away the internet, and you have the Walking Dead…

Digital Convergence & Policing Police

(Click photo for Source Credit) There has been a lot of press recently surrounding police brutality and accountability for officers involved. One possible solution that has been implemented in nearly 1/4 of the police forces nationally (WZZM13) are body cameras on officers while they are on duty. I’m really not interested in opinions about whether this is right or wrong, whether it’s a huge oversight that the cameras have to be manually activated before an incident occurs, or how wearing cameras will interfere with an officer’s ability to make a quick and necessary decision; I’m interested in how this is … Continue reading Digital Convergence & Policing Police

Thunder… Thunder… Thunder… Thundercats!

Arguably the most amazing catoon cartoon of the mid 1980’s, Thundercats featured Lion-O and six other humanoid-cat-creatures who end up on crashing on some random planet and have to make it their new home. If you haven’t heard of Thundercats, you were either living under a rock in 1985, or your childhood was a bust. Every kid I knew had a t-shirt with the Thundercats logo on it, or even a replica of Lion-O’s sword that lit up and said “Thunder… Thunder… Thunder… Thundercats…HOOO!” I had one, and if I could find one again I’d buy it in a heartbeat. … Continue reading Thunder… Thunder… Thunder… Thundercats!