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Graphic Art, Poetry

Desktop Poem

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Obsolete

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the language of consumptionHave you ever thought about all the little codes and numbers on a product? How many times does a single item get scanned and shipped before it’s sold? How often do we see this “language” without even noticing it?

 

Mixed Media

Universal Product Code

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Poetry, Writing

Speciation

Rows and rows of wandering minds,
not zombies,
not the definition
of a human as  represented in
Huckleberry Finn.
Not flamboyant like Kerouac.
Not mindless like Orwell warned.
Just adrift in a technological cloud,
more lively in a cyber-realm,
while holding packages in
one hand,
coins
in the other,
waiting to pay
for a bite of happiness.
The  machines are singing:
clack clack clack
crush crush crush
thud thud thud!!
A serenade of doom
and living.

 

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A meme of a meme,
fabrications of a conglomeration
all leading in every direction, but never exposing their inception.
Just an ever-changing evolution
of a figment
of an imagination.
Searching for a constant,
but remaining inconsistent.
A never-ending transmission from IP to IP,
an internet ping pong of an identity.
Who am I? 

Photographs, Poetry, Writing

Pseudo-Trans-Post-Postmodern

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Essays, Writing

A New Generation: Millennial Rising

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Lena Dunham once said, “I think I am the voice of my [the millennial] generation,” but most of the time, I wonder about what that voice sounds like. Who exactly are we? Categorically, the term millennial represents the people who were born from the 1980s-2000s, so those of us in our teens and 20-somethings.

Other names used to define our generation: Generation Y, Digital Natives, Generation Me, Echo Boomers, The Dumbest Generation, and more.
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Essays, Writing

The Underrated Offerings of the Internet

1991. My birthday, and the year the internet was made accessible to the public. What a doozy! No, but for real, the internet has transformed human life in the most unimaginable ways. I can’t say from memory, because well, the internet has been around as long as I have. But I’ve heard stories! Like, remember those times when you had a question, and had to get the answer, you either a) phone a friend, b) drive down to the library to hunt through books for who-knows-how-long, or c) just… not know the answer.

Weird.

Before the Internet

Image Credit: The New Yorker

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