Of Ikea and Plastic: A Pictorial Essay
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 21 July 2013, 5:58 pm
   


Dear god, what did @UPS do to my package?!
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 28 June 2013, 8:39 pm
So I come home to find a package on my doorstep. I was expecting some very large paintings and found this: (click for larger pic) Then, after opening the package I found that the deliveryperson had broken not only the frames in a few places but also tore open the backing paper. The actual canvases [...]


Well, I sent my loaner Chromebook Pixel back to Google today. I did it with a heavy heart, simply because the device is such a pleasure to look at. The Pixel is named for its amazing screen, a 12.85 “, 2560 x 1700, 239 PPI, 400 nit brightness screen with 4.3 million pixels. It’s also [...]











Stuff I Like: Gundam Model Kits
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 11 June 2013, 11:06 pm



I’ve been loaned a Chromebook Pixel for the next several weeks, (from Google) so I am going to be giving it the same treatment I did with the Samsung model. For a month I used the Samsung almost exclusively (or at least for a great deal of work) and reported on what I found. If [...]


The Default White Man, Sexism and Crickets
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 May 2013, 2:43 pm



Is disabling comments a good idea?
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 May 2013, 2:10 pm
I wanted to fire off a quick vlog to ask if comments sections/official forums really serve much of a purpose? Do they just create drama to pull in hits? I ramble a lot but I have an excuse: I’m not a smart man. Anita Sarkeesian TED talk with comments disabled/explanation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZAxwsg9J9Q Years-old blog about my [...]


More memories for the digital life collection
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 29 April 2013, 10:36 am
I plan on filming a quick video about the digital life collection obsession I have, but basically it’s just a collection of most of my life — or the important bits of it anyway — collected together in one big digital package that I can keep track of and organize. The idea is that by [...]


Hipster or monster?
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 24 March 2013, 4:08 pm
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If you follow George Takei on Facebook, you’ll know that when he posts something it gets a lot of comments and coverage. It’s been pretty fun to see him grow into an internet sensation, and watching him use that position to spread messages of tolerance and inclusion has been thrilling. The fact is that the [...]


Who the heck am I?
Posted by [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 March 2013, 6:38 pm
My name is Beau Hindman, freelance writer, artist, podcast and vidcast host, drummer and animal lover. I tend to talk a lot, live with moderate Ulcerative Colitis (holler with any questions) and work out of my house with my wife, two dogs, two cats and one crazy bearded dragon. Right now I cover free-to-play, browser, [...]


How to be 38 and dress up as Finn the Adventurer
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 March 2013, 7:28 pm
1) Be 38. Man, woman or whatever you’d like. (Just be too old to dress up as Finn.) 2) Dress up like an older Finn:   I made the sword, we paid for the crochet BMO from a con. Leala made the backpack and hat — check her tumblr for details — and we bought..


Stuff I Like: My Portable Office
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 March 2013, 11:58 pm



Using BIG Launcher on your phone or tablet; great for vision issues
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 February 2013, 11:36 am
I am an old gamer, so my eyes are not what they used to be. If and when I can, I like to have larger icons on my phone or tablet. I’ve been searching for a good launcher that will help me out and someone recommended BIG Launcher. At first I thought that the launcher..


Spouse Aggro vidcast 2/12/13: Dallas Sci-Fi Expo loot list!
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 12 February 2013, 9:26 pm
Published on Feb 12, 2013 Me and Leala show off the cool goods we snagged from the Dallas Sci Fi Expo! WOOT!


Spouse Aggro for 2/3/13: Discussing the #Objectify undoing
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 4 February 2013, 2:32 pm
Me and Leala sit down on a particularly noisy Saturday morning to talk about the #Objectify project that fell through. If you want to read a blog explaining it, look here:http://sexyvideogameland.blogspot.com/2013/01/no-more-objectification.html Audio only: http://www.epicdolls.com/audio/SA2313.mp3 It’s all quite complicated, but I wish they would have gone through with it. The music is public domain, a Groucho Marx..


My last Chromebook article… for now: A wrap-up
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 1 February 2013, 12:46 pm
Thanks for sticking with me during this project! It’s been a lot of fun and the ‘Book community has been great. Let’s get to the links! First of all, check out the MMObility intro if you haven’t already:http://massively.joystiq.com/2013/01/04/mmobility-the-chromebook-all-in-one-p… – this will explain what I am intending on doing with the project, as far as games go...


The Chromebook ‘All In One’ project – The Wife test
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 25 January 2013, 5:00 am
It’s been a great month with this wonderful little device so far, but I certainly plan on keeping it around after. While I still have one column left in this series, I will continue to update readers on how I am using it or new developments for the Chrome OS. Make sure that you are..


Bronies: the Documentary review with Spouse Aggro, 1/20/13
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 20 January 2013, 11:26 pm
Me and Leala sit down on a Sunday night to do a quick review of “Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony” which can be found at www.bronydoc.com …. we also cover the Brony movement and how we feel about many of the issues the documentary and movement have brought up. Leave..


Spouse Aggro for 1/18/13: Cosplay, Fan Fiction terms and breakfast
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 January 2013, 11:52 am
On this week’s episode, we discuss going to a few local cons, what we’ll dress up as and then Leala ...
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Spouse Aggro: Cumberbatch vs. That Loki Guy, CES, Flying Otters
Posted by Beau Hindman [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 12 January 2013, 7:12 pm
In today’s podcast, me and Leala discuss technology, Cumberbuns vs. that tootie with the dimples, and whether or not 100 ...
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