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"Tendril Theory" Was a Plea for Acceptance

*Image is a comic titled “Why it’s hard to switch tasks (Let’s call it Tendril Theory).” 

When I’m focused on something / My mind sends out a million tendrils of thought / Expands into all of the thoughts & feelings / When I need to switch tasks / I must retract all of the tendrils of my mind / This takes some time / Eventually I can shift to the new task / But when I am interrupted or must switch abruptly / It feels like all of the tendrils are being ripped out / That’s why I don’t react well / Please just give me time / To switch tasks when I’m ready. 1,241 more words


[5 Fandom Friday] Real Life Geeks Who Inspire Me

I know it’s been a while since I’ve contributed to this, but I couldn’t pass up today’s topic. I admire a lot of geeks, I decided to keep this list to the entertainment industry.  290 more words

5 Fandom Fridays

Thoughts on Language, the Internet and the Meedan Projects

I’ve recently been asked to share some thoughts on the amazing work being done by Meedan (Twitter: @Meedan in translating the many Internets that exist as part of a global network. 1,262 more words


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Depressed by the the internet’s constant reminders of the all the terrible things going on in the world that you have little or no power to stop? 9 more words

'Twitch Plays Dark Souls' Has Begun, But Can It Be Finished?

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That’s right. Following the successful completion of games like ‘Pokémon‘ and ‘Metal Gear: Ghost Babel‘, Twitch has decided to ride this wave of confidence into a new challenge. 447 more words


The Question of Parental Oversharing

As my kids have grown out of infancy, I’ve thought more and more about where the boundaries are around what I share here on my blog and on other forms of social media. 1,084 more words


#PotterWeek: Day Four | PotterHouses

#PotterWeek is a link up the last week of July in honor of Harry Potter’s (and JK Rowling’s) birthdays. Started and hosted by The Common Room… 549 more words