“Ben, do you think you’re a gook?” The words seemed to hang in the air as the attention of the small group of teenager boys suddenly converged on the only asian kid there. At 16, I knew there wasn’t a simple way to answer the loaded question – and so I laughed.
I’m sitting here staring at this on my screen and faced with a call to “donate your influence” and I can’t shake the feeling that there’s something not quite right here.
When it comes to mobile phones, it’s all about the little green robots. With a quick one-two, I think you’ll see why.
I have a confession – and this could change the way a lot of people think of me. If you’re offended, I’m sorry. If you’re shocked, it will pass. If you stop following me on Twitter, I understand. I just need to get this off my chest.
So, today I came across the brilliance of ZUCKERBERG: The Musical! by Collective Cadenza (cdza), and while that would be plenty to blog about in itself, but clicking through to the cdza YouTube channel revealed two other musical gems.
YES! Social media! There’s so much I can do, so many people to talk to, so many dog videos to watch and only 99 hours of Nyan Cat to go. It’s all so good – right?
Ah, these times should be celebrated. That experience where you walk away with something stirred inside. It’s a vision of possibility, a spark of inspiration, a moment of clarity.