Author: Jason Clarke

An innovation that DirecTV could probably never ship

I rarely ever channel surf live TV, though when I do I’m consistently amazed at the sheer length and frequency of commercial breaks. The seismic impact of DVRing aside, TV providers have limited if any tools beyond the decades-old “Previous Channel” button to help casual surfers avoid the mind-numbing crush of ads in those rare occasions when clicking around is the […]

From Hammond to Rannazzisi (and more)

Getting tickets to see Steve Rannazzisi (he might hate this, but you likely know him as Kevin on The League) tonight got me thinking about the other comics I’ve seen perform live. Below, a list with approximate dates. Darryl Hammond, Sept. 2003 (John Fugelsang opening), Orono, ME Dane Cook, October 2004, Colby College, Waterville, ME Mitch Hedberg, […]

Empathy: The Secret Ingredient in WordPress Work, Development, and Success

Today at the first inaugural WordCamp Maine, I presented a talk with the title “Empathy: The Secret Ingredient in WordPress Development, Work, and Success.” Below, my slides, along with notes and additional info. I’d love to hear your feedback or ideas — please leave them in the comments or on Twitter! Talk: Notes: Slide 3: […]

Top 10 favorite comics

The Sunday comics are a big deal in our house, and while we love the overall experience of reading the entire comics, a discussion about our favorites quickly turned into three of us building our own “Top 10 favorites” list. Here’s my list — this isn’t exhaustive, as it only represents the comics available in our […]

pre://d.o.mai.n: The Interview, Part 2

With his sci-fi thriller pre://do.mai.n, author Christopher Godsoe isn’t interested in painting a dystopian vision for the future — society as we know it can be ugly enough. That is, until you’re prepared to fight for it. In part 2 of this wide-ranging interview, Chris talks about his influences as a writer and his experiences […]

pre://d.o.mai.n: The Interview, Part 1

With his sci-fi thriller pre://do.mai.n, author Christopher Godsoe isn’t interested in painting a dystopian vision for the future — society as we know it can be ugly enough. That is, until you’re prepared to fight for it. In this wide-ranging interview, Chris expands on the themes in the book, considers the implications of technology’s march […]

In a pre://d.o.mai.n world, like our own, “Dreams Are Born From Experience”

With his sci-fi thriller pre://do.mai.n, author Christopher Godsoe isn’t interested in painting a dystopian vision for the future — society as we know it can be ugly enough. That is, until you’re prepared to fight for it. pre://d.o.mai.n • By Christoper Godsoe • 395pp • Released December 2nd, 2013  Note: This is my first in […]