Category Archives: Blog – New/Normal

The New/Normal examines the ever-changing roles of communication & technology in the lives of people today.

The views and opinions expressed here are entirely my own.

Such Currency! Dogecoin and the Hyper-Targetting Cryptos

Such Currency! Dogecoin and the Hyper-Targetting Cryptos

Anyone who’s had to forage between the couch cushions for change to pay the pizza guy knows that the way we pay matters. But the notion that it’sContinue Reading

Maple Moose and the Arcane Art of Naming

Maple Moose and the Arcane Art of Naming

Chefs, they say, hate to cook in their free time. You do something all day and night for other people, the last thing you want to do is that sameContinue Reading

iOS 7 and the timely death of ‘skeuomorphism’

iOS 7 and the timely death of ‘skeuomorphism’

If you share a fear of finding yourself at a cocktail party in a sparsely decorated, exposed brick loftspace surrounded by bearded and bespectacledContinue Reading

Google Glass to remain squeaky clean

Google Glass to remain squeaky clean

Google Glass is a fascinating, absolutely game-changing piece of technology that promises to alter the way people interact with eachother, theContinue Reading

Teens hate Facebook but can’t leave

Teens hate Facebook but can’t leave

According to a new Pew report, teenagers hate Facebook — and yet, they’re not leaving. In fact, usage among teens is on the rise. So why theContinue Reading