Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reflections on a passing visionary ..

I’ve spent the only two decades of my life being one of the users that Steve had in mind when he first envisioned Apple. The products developed by Apple allowed me to vicariously be Steve’s friend. I’m writing this from my iPhone right now; I can’t escape his influence (not that I would want to anyhow). My existence was unbeknownst to him, but the impact he made was not; he knew damn well that he was helping shape the world. Being noted as the most successful company by notable sources, Apple was a part of all our lives.

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Good storytelling, saving America

The light at the end of the tunnel is near.

It seems that when we sit down to talk about the detriment of society over the ages, “the media” comes up in conversation more than quite often. We talk about how mass broadcast entertainment tailors to the lowest denominator, burning brain cells around the country with every new reality TV series. And even though times are not necessarily coming to an end for all Jersey Shore-esque programs, the era of passive media consumption surely is.

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