A Review of MyMind

I do not do product reviews on this blog often. The last (and first) time I did it was with YourStack, and while I’ve used a lot of tools since then nothing has particularly caught my interest. But the tides have changed yet again, and it’s time for me to preach to you all theContinue reading “A Review of MyMind”

A Few Thoughts on MMOs

Recently, I finished reading the book Designing Virtual Worlds by Richard Bartle. Made by the creator of MUD (widely considered to be the first MMO), it goes over best practices for creating a persistent, multiplayer experience. One thing I noticed about DVW right out the gate, however, is that it’s pretty old — so old,Continue reading “A Few Thoughts on MMOs”

The Weird, Magical World of Modern Day Quora

In the late 2010s, people began to see the question-answering website Quora as a beacon of knowledge on the internet. Venture capitalists, startup founders, content marketers, and thought leaders alike drove towards the website to answer thought-provoking questions and at the same time drive traffic towards their website. Now, in 2021, almost all that interestContinue reading “The Weird, Magical World of Modern Day Quora”

There Is No Metaverse

Every few months, the Hivemind at Silicon Valley picks up a trend. Once it was ecommerce. Another time it was machine learning. Then, it was blockchain. Now, they’ve decided to pull all these trends together and wrap them into a neat little bow: the metaverse. That’s all well and good, but… what if I toldContinue reading “There Is No Metaverse”