Personal Technology

My journey from smart home denier to smart home lover

When my tech savvy, programmer friend set up a smart home system in his apartment in early 2017, I thought it was overkill. The type of thing only tech people get excited for, but non-tech people like myself roll their eyes at – like Google Glass. The way my friend described it, home automation was […]

Strong Female Characters Television

I want Daenerys Targaryen to lose the Iron Throne: is that bad?

Daenerys Targaryen has been positioned as the Strong Female Character of Game of Thrones – she’s a leader in her own right, she’s sexually independent, she’s confident in her abilities, and she never doubts herself – but while I like Dany well enough and I do root for her, I cannot get behind her quest […]

Strong Female Characters Television

Top 5 Women of Game of Thrones

Two years ago, I wrote a piece where I listed the female characters in film, television, and video games I admired and wanted to be more like. I included two characters from Game of Thrones on my list – Arya Stark and Lady Lyanna Mormont – but in rewatching the entire series in preparation for […]

Movies Strong Female Characters

Captain Marvel: Super Hero or Super Disappointment?

I went into Captain Marvel not expecting much – the trailers did nothing to generate excitement for me, instead, doing the opposite. I thought it would be rather boring. I left the theatre happily surprised that I enjoyed it more than I thought I would, but unfortunately, not much of that enjoyment was because of Captain Marvel. […]

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