There seems to be a proud tradition in our modern age to publicly analyze (and ultimately criticize) the current “whippersnappers.” Millennials, our time has come.
True, worrying (let’s call it that) about what the next round of adults was a pastime long before the advent of the Internet or even the news media, but Facebook, Twitter, et al., have expanded the conversation and it’s time to stop this nonsense.
Call us what you will: narcissistic, lazy, selfish, entitled. The fact of the matter is, you—the ones passing out these generalized labels—created us.
With all of the advancements in technology I find myself quite often thinking, “It’s cool, but do we really need it?”
That of course leads to the age-old moral dilemma of just because we can, doesn’t mean we should.
Then, there are glow-in-the-dark plants, which we can, we should, and why don’t we have them yet?
Okay, at first I was not so keen on the idea. At first I did not see any legitimate benefit from making trees (and other assorted vegetation) glow.
What can I say? I was in the dark on this one. I had no vision. Which would no longer be a problem should researchers (currently being funded by a Kickstarter campaign) uncover the mystery of illuminating plants. Read the rest of this entry
With anything new, there’s a certain amount of hesitance. As humans we seemed to be wired to not like change. This has made the world around us, which seems to be changing at an ever increasing pace, a little scarier.
While sometimes this caution towards something new can be a good thing, other times it just makes us look bad.
Google Glass may not be available to the public for months, but it’s already causing some controversy.
Apple enthusiasts received some tough news last weekend when Apple announced that the most highly anticipated iPhone release since the iPhone 5 was pushed back to the autumn.
Sadly, that’s still science fiction at this point, and we still have to turn to man, and even the government to protect us from ourselves.
Just another case of “the man” having to step in and waste our time because we’re too busy checking Twitter to have some good old-fashioned common sense. Read the rest of this entry