Monthly Archives January 2014

“A 440 432”: A conspiracy theory

If you like a good conspiracy theory, I just stumbled upon a great one. Modern day music is stuck in a tuning frequency that was implemented throughout Nazi Germany by propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels in 1939. His implemented 440Hz codified a New World Order of central pitch that was instrumental in leading our world into […]

“Reverse innovator’s dilemma”

I like explaining things to other people for entirely selfish reasons. I often find myself saying unexpected things, such as today, when I was trying to explain the state of the art in interactive storytelling to a friend, and found myself using the term “reverse Innovator’s Dilemma”. That seemed interesting enough to jot down, and […]

Metaphors and originality: the power of explosions

I was reading this interview with Bungie’s Jason Jones on Destiny, and this bit really jumped out at me: And then it evolved, as we evolved into sci-fi, because we felt the pure fantasy was missing all these things we loved. Literally, explosions. It’s kind of a joke, but it’s not really a joke. Explosions […]