Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tuesday Geek Reflections

My social media feeds were filled with unending samples, comments, and memes regarding Pokemon Go! In order to be a well rounded geek, I downloaded the app and proceeded to discover what it was about.

Walking around looking at your phone. Stopping occasionally and flipping something on the screen. Walking some more.

In other words, it is an exercise program hidden within a conditioned response device.

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I purchased the Steam updated version of System Shock. Originally released when computer game graphics were less realistic, that game had a fantastic story line as well as atmosphere. And all these years later, it still spawns some of the same gut reactions. It is not graphically pleasant to watch. But that may not be extremely necessary. It remains to be seen how it will hold up the further I play into the story.

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