Social Experiments

A long time ago, I conducted two social experiments.  Or, “social installations” or “social provocations” perhaps, as the goals were not clearly defined.

1. A Little Shy Creature

Toward the end of my 8th grade, on one of the days when there were no classes, Continue reading “Social Experiments”


In December, a couple of weeks before a long solo drive from the Bay Area to San Diego, I drove straight into a pole at my then apartment parking lot.  Sober (of course) and relatively undistracted (take my word for it).  Apart from the minor annoyance of having to get the car fixed, that was also a minor experience of “I can’t live like this any more” (love those!).  So, I started playing brain training games on, the website I’ve heard about on the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast.  Incidentally, I signed a lease for an apartment in San Francisco about a week after driving into the pole, but that topic deserves its own development, so back to Lumosity. Continue reading “Lumosity”