Travel Back in Time

If you didn’t read The New Rules for Highly Evolved Humans in the August 2009 issue of Wired, than you are probably screwing up your life on a daily basis. I’m not saying that all the rules should be followed to a tee, in fact, some of the rules I object to entirely. They are all worth a read though, just to get a glimpse of what Wired writers believe to be mandatory etiquette. I am in particular favor of the following:
• If you bought it, you can rip it.
• Ignore your ex on Facebook
• Rotate your photos before you upload them.
• Balance your media diet (although I disagree that Facebook should get more time than video games. That’s just absurd.)
• Turn off “Sent from my iPhone” signature (should be done as soon as you open the box.)
• Dont type BRB, just go and come back.
• Avoid looking at other people’s screens.
• Hide your speaker wire (I’m trying, but it’s tough with a rental with hardwood floors.)
• Don’t work all the time, you’ll live to regret it.
• Wearing headphones means do not disturb.
And most importantly:
• Sometimes you have to break the rules.
These are just my favorites. You can see all the rules here.

Video Games in Real Life

Sometimes I’m playing a video game and I think to myself “Yo dude, it’d be really cool if all this stuff could happen in real life.” That “stuff” that I’m referring to is usually ridiculous skate tricks, space bending portals and jumping a dirtbike 50′ to flatground with no adverse outcomes.
One thing I don’t really need to see in real life is floating text alerting me to points of interest.

Thanks anyways Macy’s, but I can make my own hot list.

Bachelor Week: Day 3

11:30 Banana break.
Laughed and laughed and laughed at a Google Streetview photo. I’ll share it tomorrow, I promise.
Two words: Cord management.
Got goosebumps over this quote: “An engineer’s work is better if he has memories of his own blood smeared on his tools.” Jamie Hyneman in this months Popular Mechanics.
Thought going for a run was a good idea.
Decided going to bed early was a better idea.
Realized playing video games until 2 am was the best idea.


I have a few congratulations to dole out. Congratulations to Anelisa Garfunkle for being accepted into the Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival.
Also, congratualations to Alan and Mo, aka Project Tandem. They have completed 2 days out of what probably seems like a million ahead of them. They have done 100 miles in 2 days, which I believe puts them 3 miles ahead of Ashlinn and I at the end of our second day!
One more congratulations for teens! According to a study 99 percent of boys and 94 percent of girls play video games on a regular basis…GOOD FOR YOU!