2015 Goals: June Check-in

June has been much more profitable and productive than May could have ever been. Attend a writer’s workshop I GOT INTO VIABLE PARADISE! HOLY FUCK I ACTUALLY GOT IN TO VIABLE PARADISE! Hooray! Hooray! I actually got into Viable Paradise Actions Finish travel...

HELSINKI!

It’s the midsummer weekend here in Finland. For those of you not in the know, midsummer is kind of a big deal in Finland, almost comparable to Christmas. Friday and Saturday on the week that holds the 21st of June are almost sacred. The whole country basically...

Avatars and identity

A few weeks ago, when I was working on my post for the Jetpack blogtrain, my partner and I were talking about the effects of the ongoing virtualization of the world. He said something that bothered me. He said, to paraphraze, that the problems with racism and sexism...

Vote for HELSINKI!

As you’re probably aware already, Worldcon is fast approaching and with it the vote for Worldcon of 2017. At this point there are four contenders; Helsinki, Montreal, Washington D.C. and Nippon. Now, obviously since Helsinki is my hometown and one of the great...