The other night, I picked up what is perhaps one of the most futile card games ever as an iPhone application: War. You remember the game, don’t you? A deck of standard playing cards is shuffled and divided into two armies. Each player overturns their top most cards, the high card “captures” the other, conscripting [...]
Archive for November, 2009
As of right now, Saturday’s weather is looking to be sunny and in the mid-sixties, potentially marking it as the last friendly grilling day of the year. Which makes it perfect to be the first Grill League of 2009. When and Where? Location: Powhite Park (which is right next to Jahnke exits on 150) Custom [...]
I haven’t seen anyone else who is experiencing this yet, but around 7:15pm Eastern tonight I noticed that the following information box on Twitter.com. Yes, after nearly three years, Twitter appears to be experimenting with live updates. Or semi-live. Twitter tracks your updates as they happen, keeping a running count of updates which appear to [...]
One of the things I like most about Richmond is the perpesensity of locals to use social media to arrange real life encounters. Truthfully, it’s how I’m organizing Grill League, but there are dozens of social media events, complete with hash tags, organized via Twitter and Facebook. One such event is the Fireside Wine Chat [...]
Ah, the presentation that many of you missed – be it for geography, prior engagements, or because your Prof wouldn’t let you out of class. No matter, the internet triumphs again. Here’s my presentation complete with non sequitor question and answer session. Niche Communities and Social Networks – A Presentation from Bradley Robb on Vimeo.
I am a fairly large proponent of the Andalusian concept of duende – the secret longing that seems to plague so many artists. The sense of hurt that exists below the skin, a malleable emotion which can be pushed and gently prodded to evoke the entire human gamut and allow audiences to tap into the [...]