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Posts tagged "Aladdin"

Upside-Down Kingdom

I find a lot of junk in my 9-year-old son’s room when I clean up, but sometimes I find treasures. Here is a recent one: His note says, “My dear subjects, I shall command you, and you shall obey. I will be a great King. I will have a little more wealth than you, and […]

Angels in the Architecture: A Defense of Repetition

A while back, an acquaintance asked me if I was “still writing for that website,” by which she meant Mockingbird. The question was delivered with a smirk that I interpreted as vague condescension from someone I know to be more into DIY than grace. I assured her that I was, in fact, still writing for […]

Alexa, Now!

Whenever a new technology comes on the scene, there’s always a bridge that needs to be built. That bridge is a cognitive bridge and it takes some powerful envisioning (and marketing!) to communicate that vision to the public. It is a bridge between what before was only manageable by human intuition and hard work, and […]