Internet / Pop Culture

Google+ and the Tao of Social Networking

When facebook arrived and ousted myspace, friendster, and other, lesser social networking platforms, I thought it was pretty much the end-all be-all of social networking platforms. The streamlined design, its all-inclusive functions, and its base of over 750 million worldwide users add up to a pretty powerful social networking site. Valued at over $9 billion … Continue reading

Chicago / literature

Reading Lists

Living without internet in my apartment has given me a lot of time to read–so that I’ve been reading about a book a day this summer. It brings me back to summers in high school, when I would leave the Centerville library with such a large stack of books that the librarians themselves would raise … Continue reading