You Are Not Yourself

Listeners of Hemispheric Views may recall that I am a fan of the reimagined series of Battlestar Galactica (2004); by extension, I also enjoyed its prequel, Caprica (2009), which portrays a hedonistic capital (of the Twelve Colonies) before its destruction by the Cylons. At the beginning of Caprica, which I don’t intend to spoil entirely,…More

Insufficient Terms

At the beginning of our April Hemispheric News on One Prime Plus, Andrew discussed the issue of web apps and their user experience (or lack thereof); I share his opinion. Andrew raised a great point that many people may not know or care about the difference between web and native apps, as an equivalent tool…More

Review: Sancho (and a General Tribute to The Whitlams)

Back in August of 2018, I was motivated to write a brief blog post about what is probably my favourite album: Eternal Nightcap (1997), which is the third album by The Whitlams. I have wonderful memories associated with this album, as it played on repeat in the car during family road trips and to me,…More

Nyrang

This post was originally written in February 2022 for Hemispheric News; subscribe at the Patreon site One Prime Plus to receive this monthly newsletter and other benefits that are linked to the Hemispheric Views podcast. Those who follow me on Micro.blog may recognise the photo above, which I posted there recently, stating that the combination of canopy and sky…More

You Bought What?!

This post was originally written in January 2022 for Hemispheric News; subscribe at the Patreon site One Prime Plus to receive this monthly newsletter and other benefits that are linked to the Hemispheric Views podcast. As I’ve said a number of times on our podcast, I’m not a huge gamer. As a kid, I spent a good chunk of…More