Let’s Get Physical

Why is e-commerce rebuilding the brick-and-mortar store?  In a time when there is a new disruptive technology almost every week and Oxford Dictionary’s Word
 of the Year is an emoji, some retailers are harking back to old habits and returning to an offline, analog way of selling – the brick-and-mortar store. Major corporations, including Amazon,…

Gaming as an Empathy Tool

In a world traditionally known for Minecraft, MOBAs, and first-person shooters, a sub-genre is forming. Those taking only a peripheral glance may mistake gaming as ‘just another’ entertainment platform, but the medium itself offers an immersive gaze at the human condition. After all, with gaming comes the ability to live through experiences – and not…

Ctrl + Alt + OCD

Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, start. To most gamers, it’s the Konami Code. To some, it’s an obsession. To those who suffer from OCD, every day comes with the ever-pressing stipulations of your mental illness. It’s malignant. A persistent growth that turns every action into a mental chore; one over-encumbered…