Month: December 2018

December 28, 2018 / Uncategorized

2018 is nearly over. It’s been a hell of a year, and as the end of the year approaches, it’s a good time to look back at everything that’s happened.

December 21, 2018 / Reviews

Assassin’s Creed Origins is the tenth game in the Assassin’s Creed series. I’ve played the first seven, but gave both part eight (Unity) and nine (syndicate) a pass. Origins is apparently something new, and it was created after Ubisoft finally took a break from yearly releasing new additions to the franchise. Let’s have a look.

December 14, 2018 / Politics
Open World

I read a twitter thread last week from a journalist from the Capital Gazette. You know, one of the people chosen as Time’s persons of the year. His colleagues were shot in a mass shooting this past summer.

Much as I’d like to see the silver lining there, Trump is still calling the press a public enemy. The Saudi prince who had another person of the year strangled and sawed into pieces has received only frowns at the G20 top, and Brazil elected a potential dictator.

All this got me thinking about the dangers of our belief in happy endings.

December 7, 2018 / Uncategorized

LionI read a rant last week from somebody angry at impersonal or clearly incorrect rejection letters that are often sent in response to job applications. I’ve personally been at both sides of the table, so I’m going to weigh in on the matter.