When Xiaomi launched its Poco F1 (or Pocophone F1, depending on the market) phone in 2018, it made quite a splash as it offered top specs for an absurdly low price. It also looked great (especially the aramid fiber-coated edition), had fairly unobtrusive software, and its battery lasted forever. Curiously, despite the rave reviews, Xiaomi […]
Newsflash: Running is hard. Unless you're one of those rare and confusing individuals who just gets up and runs for miles, the act of hauling yourself up from the sofa and pounding the pavement for more than a few minutes is tough. This is why those who commit to this torturous hobby do everything they […]
The Lonely Island's Andy Samberg joined Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show to sing about the joys of high kicking. Kicking the air, kicking walls, kicking cars — their soles don't discriminate. However, as much joy as flinging their feet into the air brings them, it isn't without its drawbacks. "As you can see, we […]
There ain't no party like a Grand Old Party 'cause a Grand Old Party don't stop 'til its covered up all the president's crimes. On Monday's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, the host noted that Republicans' heads are still firmly lodged in the sand even as Trump's impeachment trial nears its close. "They […]
TL;DR: Three ultra-powerful Acer Predator gaming laptops are on sale on Amazon for as much as $401 off — choose from the well-rounded Helios 300, the beefy Helios 700, or the slim Triton 500. If your MacBook or Chromebook sounds like it's about to blast off whenever you open one too many tabs, you're probably […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.