Tagged: writing

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Reinventing the Word Processor

As a writer, I spend a lot of time using a word processor, specifically Microsoft Word. For the most part, word processing software hasn’t changed much since the early days of Windows. In some...

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The Benefits of a Social Media Diet

Last Fall, I went on a social media diet. I had found myself checking my Facebook a hundred times a day (no exaggeration), so I decided to give it up for a week. It...

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Depleted Uranium and the 1990s Internet

In my 10th grade physics class, we spent a good chunk of the spring semester talking about radioactivity. For our final project, our teacher assigned a range of essay topics about radiation and nuclear...

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Spring 2015 Portfolio

My name is Steve Lovelace, and I am proud to announce the release of my new Spring 2015 Portfolio. If you’re new to this site, allow me to introduce myself. I am a graphic...

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2015 Update

It’s 2015, and I’d like to give my readers a quick update on my life, and where I want to go with this website. When I first started blogging in August 2011, my goal...

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Dealing with Clickbait

Recent years have seen a rise in clickbait articles online. These clickbait articles have alluring headlines that promise to help you lose weight or regain faith in humanity. Clickbait stories tend to be “shallow”....

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The Wu-Tang Clan’s “Triumph”

Like many middle-class white kids, I grew up listening to rap artists like Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tupac and the Wu-Tang Clan. One of my favorite 90s raps song is Wu-Tang’s “Triumph”. One the...

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Mentats of Dune: A Review

I’m a big fan of the Dune series of sci-fi novels. I’ve read them all, including all of Frank Herbert’s originals and the prequels and sequels by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. So...

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Star Trek and Story Arcs

I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, and as much as I enjoyed the series as a kid, it seems rather dated now. Part of that’s due to the 1980s hairstyles and...