These last few months have flown by in a blur; between crazy long work hours and crazy great vacations, the Fall seemed to disappear. During all of that work and busyness though, I was still somehow able to watch 4 seasons of the Great British Bake-Off. Some may call it an obsession, or a problem,... Continue Reading →
Happy Women's History month! Whether you are a women or if you simply came out of one, we can all take some time and think about the portrayal of women in media. A few weeks ago, while moving 20 L jugs of chemical waste on and off a cart to give to the chemical waste... Continue Reading →
You know that feeling you get when animation is too close to human that it starts to look a little creepy. Well there's a term for that - the uncanny valley - and we're getting closer than ever to getting rid of this valley forever.
Is scrolling Facebook while watching TV bad? What about listening to music while studying? Or reading the news while listening to a lecturer? And even if we can multitask, should we?
Communicating science has been a major problem for scientists in the past and the way they are portrayed in pop culture isn't helping!
We live in the age of the television and movie revival. Is this good? Should it continue? And as John Hodgeman claims, is nostalgia really the most "toxic impulse"?
I'm writing this mere hours after watching the long-awaited (well for me) Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix. Almost 9 years after I sat on my parents couch watching the finale of my beloved series I got to sit on my own couch and see what's happened in Stars Hollow since. But, before I got to... Continue Reading →