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What scent do digital newsletters have?

So you can only imagine what digital newsletters did to me. At first, I did not notice the lack, that a crucial component was missing. I was immersed in the unlimited possibilities, the incredible network the online world was offering me. At one glance: every newspaper in the world was one click away. From the Romanian news to the American ones, to…

A Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

As mentioned in my first blog I’m an older millennial and as much as I love new gadgets sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming.  Yes, the technology we have now is great. Just this past weekend I was able to watch my nieces dance recital that took place in California via YouTube Live and a few hours later I was able…

Japanese Government Enacted a Law against Cyberbullying: how to put this to an end?

September 21, 2020 The virus takes lives away, and so does the cyberbullying. In the year of 2020, while the face-to-face contact is lessened, the online social interaction has drawn more attentions than usual. On May 23, there was one death report that attracted people’s attention: A 22-year-old Japanese wrestler was died — not because of corona — but as a victim…

The Yoga Simulator: My failed attempt at game design

The Yoga Simulator is a computer game where you can completely immerse yourself in a unique virtual yoga experience with Nikki-the dedicated yoga instructor. In her small but cozy yoga room, she will walk you through a 10-minute sequence of reviving yoga poses with great patience and a calm manner, in such a way that the synchronization between your real physical movements and hers…