Yeah, you still have the capacity to feel excited. But when was the last time you were faced with something so delightful that you straight up lost your balance? Eight-week-old Jake, on the left, is here to meet his cousin Oakley for the first time. And the enormity of Jake's expanding world is so overwhelming […]
While it's taken a very long time, Google might finally release its own version of Apple's Airdrop soon. Called Nearby Sharing, the feature will allow users to quickly send and receive content between devices with the tap of a "Share" button, XDA Developers reports. Reports have been surfacing for a while now, but in a […]
Back in 2018, Forbes sent Twitter into fury with a now-retracted column. Its big idea: Amazon should replace libraries because it has “provided something better.” The Kindles, Netflixes and Starbucks of the world have rendered libraries obsolete, the author suggested; monetizing libraries would not only save taxpayer money but also bolster Amazon’s stockholder value. Librarians […]
You can take Zola out of the internet, but you can't take the internet out of Zola. Or maybe you could, but why would you ever want to? Directed by Janicza Bravo, the cinematic adaptation of the 148-tweet thread by Aziah "Zola" Wells embraces its online roots, adopting the internet as an aesthetic. The passage […]
Mashable's new series Don't @ Me takes unpopular opinions and backs them up with...reasons. We all have our ways, but we may just convince you to change yours. And if not, chill. The dreaded reminder pops up on my phone: A friend (more of an acquaintance, really, I rationalize) is having a birthday party later tonight. […]
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.