When
· Teens
· · 2014
· · · January
· · · · 14 (2 entries)

Standing In Line · What hap­pened was, I ran down the street to the gro­cery store for a cou­ple of item­s, a spur-of-the-moment thing. Picked them up, and then there was a big line-up for the cashier­s. I stared blankly for a mo­ment and fished in my pock­et... oop­s! I’d left my phone at home. Wow... I was go­ing to have to in­ter­act with re­al­i­ty, in the form of a su­per­mar­ket queue. There are all these Net con­trar­i­ans lament­ing everyone’s con­stant es­cape in­to their mo­bile device’s screen, and now my es­cape was cut of­f. So... screw the con­trar­i­an­s, it sucked. Every­where I looked, I was look­ing at over­ag­gres­sive mar­ket­ing or celebri­ty tabloid­s. The oth­er peo­ple were all tired and grumpy and I didn’t know any of them. It was on­ly a hand­ful of min­utes, but I re­al­ly wish I’d brought the In­ter­net.
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N5-cam II: Scrubbing Up · In my last N5-cam out­ing, Low Light, I sug­gest­ed con­tra­dic­to­ry things. First, that I was go­ing to in­ves­ti­gate us­ing this as a se­ri­ous pock­et cam­er­a, and sec­ond, that since this is Just A Phone, there’s no need for post­pro­cess­ing ...
 
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