The recent proliferation of video chat has assured that there will always be at least one clean spot in my house: the spot right behind where I sit at the computer. Thanks internet for making me a better housekeeper.
Opening a new tab and forgetting which website you were about to type
into the address bar is the new walking into a room and forgetting why.
It takes less energy and it isn't quite as embarrassing to do in front
of other people, though, so I guess that's progress.
The challenge for a human now is to be more interesting to another than
his or her smartphone. Thanks to mobile apps, dating is a bitch of an uphill battle if you're not
the one with breasts in the relationship.
There's not a year that goes by where I don't thank God for my college
education. Without all that practice knocking out term papers the
morning they were due, I'm not sure how I'd ever get my taxes done.
The TurboTax mobile app is definitive proof that there's such a thing as too much portability. There are homeless guys who spend their days ranting on street corners about the apocalypse who have more sense than to do their taxes on a phone. I'm pretty sure this app is an IRS plot to more efficiently target morons for audits.
Finding a job you love that pays less will pay off more in the long run. If you have to choose between a job in your field that pays less and a job in another that pays more, always choose the one you're more passionate about. You'll waste precious time at a job you're not interested in, when you could be working your way up the ladder in a field you love.
I’m a twenty-something white male living in Michigan who enjoys all things Geek, including anime, comics, computers, programming, renaissance faires, roleplaying games, video games, etc. Most of my free time is spent online, reading or nursing my hardcore MMORPG addiction. This site is an extension of The Great Geek Manual, another great blog for Geeks.