Category: Digital Dilemma

Over and Out

A friend of mine was telling me about a particular annoyance with communicating via text.  Her challenge, it seemed, was that she could never tell when the conversation was over.  She never knew when she was supposed to respond or just let…

Textual Relations

I first started texting in 2001 when I spent 6 months in Paris as an exchange student. Everybody texted because it was cheaper than calls.  When I returned texting didn’t catch on until a while later. Now texting is one of the…

The Creative Process

For some reason I instinctually want to begin the creative process in analog.  Maybe it’s because I’m a musician so creating organically feels the most natural.  Whenever I want to write, I always reach for paper first and then I remind myself to use…

Portable Devices

I love my portable devices.  All of them.  My smartphone, tablet (iPad), iPod, and e-reader.  I feel lucky to have so many neat and functional gadgets.  In August I spent a weekend at my friends’ beach house on Fire Island,…