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Cultural Appropriation

In my experience, people do not appreciate being corrected. Whether it is the pronunciation of a word, the fastest route to a destination or even just an answer at pub trivia on a Tuesday night. It is so easy to take offense to anything, especially when it could bruise your ego. I for one am…

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Super Cash Bros.

Amidst the static cracklings of vintage CRTV’s, titles like Pong, Space Invaders and Pac-Man sparked the imaginations of an entire generation. Although, I doubt any of those double-denim-clad teens, chasing the high-score in Donkey Kong down at their local Denny’s diner could have ever imagined video-games would someday grow into the most profitable entertainment market…

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Social Media: Slow Down!

Silicon Valley’s tech behemoths are powerful. In 2018, the average time spent on social media per day for an internet user was 136 minutes.[1] If you think that’s alarming, consider that your average Australian spends 9.4 hours each day in front of an electronic screen. Combine the time you spend eating, travelling, working and being…

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Slowly, Slowly: Climbing Kili

Have you ever heard a silence so impenetrable, so complete that you can actually feel it? The world around you is so quiet and tranquil that you don’t want to move or make a sound for fear of disturbing the absolute peace and stillness that surrounds you. Climbing out of my tent for a middle…

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Should I be at University?

“Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid.” - Albert Einstein This quote is often cited as a mantra for the problems with formal education. A fish can’t climb a tree. Albert seems to be…

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