Monthly Archives: October 2020

Don’t Forget to Vote!

Chances are, if you’ve been on the internet in the past month or so, you’ve seen some variation of that phrase somewhere. Maybe it’s your American friend, or a celebrity you follow, or perhaps even a corporation trying to do some marketing off of the election season. What’s more, I didn’t even have to specify in which country this election is taking…

Nintendo Nostalgia

Every summer, me and my sister take out our DS lites. Mine is in slightly better shape than my sisters. The cartridges will still work, though the screen is falling off. My sister’s DS’s mic and cartridge entry is broken. Every summer we sit down in the same spot: outside in the garden, beneath the table. A make-shift blanket fort which we…

Waking Up Next to You

Written by: Pieter de Jong Almost everyone has a smartphone nowadays. Almost everyone has heard it’s probably a bad idea to sleep while their smartphone is anywhere near them. Almost everyone uses their smartphone right before they go to bed and right after they wake up, this number accounts for up to 71% of smartphone users according to Bank of America. The…

Towards a Tik Tok tribe

If anyone had told me six months ago that I would be writing a blog about the social media platform Tik Tok I would have not believed such a thing. Before the quarantine started, I could not see the point of this app and end up refusing to download it because “I was too old for it”. Of course, after being confined…

Shaun the sheep

Or how online tests decide who I am The Internet makes our lives easier. This fact has turned into an understandable and already primitive point for everyone. The world wide web and its services can do basically everything: find things for you, buy them for you, entertain you, educate, connect with people and also help you. It seems though that entertaining and…