The EU Digital Scoreboard

Every year, the European Commission, the EC,  publishes reports, studies and scores for how Europe is progressing as part of their Digital Agenda, which was first outlined in 2010. Even though 250 million Europeans use the Internet daily there are still millions of them that have never used the Internet at all! As more daily…

The War For Our Ears

Earlier this week Apple announced that it was straight-up ditching the headphone jack in the latest iteration of their ‘Call of Duty’ of phones. Phil Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, described it as “courage to move on” while the opposing camp joked that Apple might leave the screen behind next in…

#LoveTheLittleThings

Every Planet We Reach Is Dead Long term depression washes in slowly like high tide. It erodes the harbor of your mind, wearing away the pristine stone of your dock into crumbling ribs of marl that protrude and glare; it takes a constant and persistent toll on your energy, your life and your stability. In…

Review: The Last Heist (2016)

This movie review is limited to the first 15 minutes of the film and referred to in general throughout. The Last Heist is a action film written by Guy Stevenson, writer for MadTV and a single episode of Mike Tyson Mysteries, and directed by Mike Mendez of Mega Spider and Midgets vs Mascots fame. The…

I Am Mentally Ill

(This was originally posted in October 2015 by Evan Smith (me) and was republished with permission here in June 2016) This is weird. But I guess it’s time. It’s the next step I suppose. I’m sorry if I skip around a bit. I’ve sort of been avoiding it for so long but I’ve never tried…