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Am I an Otaku? UwU

Growing up I watched a lot of animated series, and I still do because they are amazing. My animation journey thus started early on with baby-books, followed by educational channels, followed by the infinite imagination of anyone with a budget and connection to a broadcasting network. Just like sommeliers, an animation connoisseur will be able to distinguish various types of animation, and…

Gadgets takeover

Recently, I became more observant of how I use gadgets and digital media. I have noticed some weird habits I have or used to have in regards to how all sorts of gadgets interfere with my understanding of my own body. In the past couple of years, I have bought or started using devices or software of various nature which are all…

Socializing on Online Games?

In online games everyone puts a bit of themselves in their character, in a sort of an alternative world, where characters/avatars are alter-egos of real people. People interact with each other through their avatars that they create, whether they are portraying themselves truthfully their real-self in reality, or creating a completely different persona. However, in this blogpost I will focus on motivations…

From Joker, With Love

I recently saw the movie Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix. I was late in the game, as I just watched it a few days ago when in Europe it’s been out for almost a month now. This being the case, I saw a whole lot of Joker before actually watching it. Along with all the memes, pictures and critiques that my fellow cyber friends constantly posted,…

The Immutability of Time

Two times a year, the clock changes. We either get an hour more or an hour less. We’re all so used to this that it doesn’t even strike us as odd anymore. Two times a year, out entire perception of time changes. We, as human beings, change time two times a year. One could argue that we –the human race- are also…

Privacy? What privacy?

Edward Snowden was working as an employee of the CIA in 2013 when he rose to fame for releasing some highly classified information to the public, earning the name of “whistle-blower” and quickly having his American passport revoked. Since then, he has been living in Russia, is now married and published a memoir just a month ago. Because of his book, his…