Seriously Episode 1: Amanda Dennis4 February, 2013
Seriously is a new talk show I co-host with Nathalia Mikhalkov, a fellow rédacteur (and classmate) at Sciences Po’s School of Communication.
In this first episode, we talk to Amanda Dennis, who teaches rhetoric at Sciences Po Paris and is currently working on a book on Samuel Beckett and Merleau-Ponty. We talk about rhetoric, propaganda, seduction, Steve Jobs and beating Oprah Winfrey in a marathon. Continue Reading
Microsoft in Motion: Windows 8 & Surface4 November, 2012
Windows 8 is a big deal for Microsoft for three reasons: they are introducing a completely new user interface that challenges conventions solidified over the last 20 years; betting on the convergence of the tablet and the PC; and, for the first time in their history, producing their own computing hardware, starting with ‘Surface’. Continue Reading
Review: Astha Tamang-Maskey’s ‘Ma Ek Sapana’19 July, 2012
‘Ma Ek Sapana’ is a tremendous, inspired release from an ambitious, creative musician (and friend) who has clearly matured as a singer and, judging by the emotional and thematic depth of the songs, as an artist. It engages, provokes, intrigues and inspires. Continue Reading
Head in the Clouds27 March, 2012
I was recently reminded of how much technology has affected not only the way in which live and communicate, but also what we understand and expect of technology itself. This is especially true with something like Google, which has firmly embedded itself into our consciousness and our culture. It’s effectively invisible because it’s such a basic part of modern living. Continue Reading
Welcome to Vitae10 January, 2012
Welcome to the new Reality Equation.
A lot has changed here and I’m really excited to introduce this new design. I hope you take a look around and tell me what you think.
- New design: Vitae is a minimalist, typography-based design that accommodates the journal, my design portfolio, a gallery of select photography work and, for the first time, my music.
- Reorganized home page…
Working on a Redesign15 July, 2011
Things have been a bit quiet at Reality Equation.
Since my last post, I’ve traveled to Kathmandu, Nepal and have been uploading photos to my Flickr stream. I do have lots to write about — the city’s first Italian language and culture center, finding cafés with free WiFi and thinking of food as music — but I’m taking a break from writing for something else that’s long due: a redesign.
Vitae, the new design, and will be an experiment in minimalism. I’ll be switching to HTML5 (with its new tags and media capabilities!) and CSS3 and will finally be using @font-face, thanks to Google Web Fonts. Continue Reading