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The Night Train

It’s coming.  That birthday.  The one that means I actually have to be a grownup. The best possible way to celebrate such a birthday would be to run away with the circus.  As a close second, I’m dusting off a writer’s romantic dream: my notebook and I will be catching the night train to Venice. … Continue reading

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The Dance of Moore & Wright: Technological Progress in XBox Dance Games

Last year I wrote a piece analysing the successes and failures of a popular XBox 360 dance game that I dubbed “XBox Dance Like that Uncle at the Wedding.”  (It was actually Dance Central 3, for the curious.)  In accordance with the Moore and Wright laws approximating the progress of technology (recently statistically validated by … Continue reading

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In with a roar, out with a sigh: The Hush at the Shed, National Theatre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. With a stunningly creative team at the helm, The Hush should have been an exultant triumph of theatre. Created by master electronic sound artist Matthew Herbert, National Theatre associate director and writer Ben Power and Foley artists Barnaby Smyth and Ruth Sullivan, The Hush included … Continue reading

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In with a roar, out with a sigh: The Hush at the Shed, National Theatre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. With a stunningly creative team at the helm, The Hush should have been an exultant triumph of theatre. Created by master electronic sound artist Matthew Herbert, National Theatre associate director and writer Ben Power and Foley artists Barnaby Smyth and Ruth Sullivan, The Hush included … Continue reading

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Blog for Little Miss Geek: Humanities Students Make Great Geeks

The lovely folks over at Little Miss Geek, who run an initiative designed to inspire more women and girls to get into technical careers, allowed me to write a post for them on why humanities students make great geeks.  Digital technology pervades all aspects of our lives and careers, a trend that looks like it’s … Continue reading