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I'm Andrew. I write about the past and future of tech, music, media, culture, art, and activism. This is my blog.

Silent Cinema: A Message From Mars

This 1913 Silent, Feature Length, Science Fiction Film is the first science fiction movie to be made in the UK. Long considered a lost film, it was meticulously restored by the British Film Institute in 2014, and it looks fantastic. I haven’t watched it yet, but I’m looking forward to spending some time with it today.

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My Newsletter

I keep a weekly newsletter, in which I share things I’ve written, video games, music, books, and movies from all over. Sometimes I use it as the basis for experiments, as well.

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Twine 2 (Harlowe) and Phonegap / Cordova

As I discussed yesterday, I’ve started writing computer games. Of course, it’s important to me that people are able to play the game on whatever platform they have access to. As such, I’ve spent a fair amount of time planning to optimize my game UI for mobile devices, and researching the best methods for repackaging webapps as native apps.

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