A lot of these ideas have been borrowed/adapted from Beau of the Fifth Column; check his videos out. Alright, I believe I have some good tips here for people who would like to help reduce gun violence, advocate for change, and understand the practicality of their goals. DISCLAIMER: I am a “liberal commie bastard” who ...
Over the past couple of years I’ve been wanting to get back into target shooting. I used to love it as a kid, and have fond memories of cycling the bolt on a 22lr rifle and plinking the tip of a metal pole the width of my pinky, or even pumping my little pellet gun ...
I’m about 12 hours into Dying Light 2 so I, as an indie publisher of game industry coverage, can put together a review. I’ve sacrificed most of my weekend absorbing as much as I can of the game; I need to get the review out within a week and a half, ideally. Of course, the ...
Every major incident that riles up the populous (such as bad weather, violence or the current Covid-19 issue) is the media’s fault. Right? They are the ones who are pushing out all these stories, talking about preparedness, causes, and the danger, getting everyone worked up so that they rush out to buy all the bread, ...
Transhumanism is fairly popular in science fiction; both overt and subtle. Nanobots, robotic limbs, even full cyborg bodies. In some stories it is just a simple cultural addition; In others, it is the main plot point, with ethical debates and consideration of societal impact. Just yesterday I was sharing some knowledge regarding accessibility on the ...
I wanted to take a moment to share a few small businesses who deserve your attention. Each of these are ones I have personally spent my money at, and they are all quality establishments for their niche. Second String Music, Quincy IL Second String Music has been a great supporter of the local music scene ...
I recently read an interesting article that posited Windows 11 may run a Linux kernel. If someone had said that to me 5 years ago, I would’ve laughed in their face and told them to keep dreaming. Why would Microsoft ditch their investment in the NT kernel for Linux? Now, however, I’m thinking there is ...
I have been writing a lot of focused articles as of late, and thought to myself.. You know, I obsess a lot about code. I am always thinking about it. Cool things I can craft. Interesting solutions to problems. Ways to do something better. Hell, last night I was laying in bed thinking about how ...
Update 9/23: I’ve been meaning to update this for a while. Medium has finally gotten rid of nearly all the gripes I’ve had with it, and has really grown into a usable platform for people in my industry. I still strongly advocate for self-hosted blogs, but Medium definitely has its strengths (given its reach and ...
First of all: Happy 4th of July. Second of all, let me tell you about my sensitive hearing, and fireworks being the bane of my existence. I’ve had slightly weird hearing for a long time now. As a teenager in High School, I had earned the nickname “Human Tuner” given to me by some of ...