Greetings from the depths of the zone. We're deep in it. You know those days that just start and sort of just fire you out of a cannon and then all the sudden it's over? It's a bit like that. Not complaining - It's been fun to get so deep into a singular project though and we're only weeks away from being able to share it with you!
In the interim, here's some other stuff that's been keeping me busy between being cannon fodder:
Games! The NY Times finally has a leaderboard function for the crossword app. It's only for the mini right now, but if you want to add me, here's my invite link! - I've also been really enjoying Minit on the iPhone, even though I'm really bad at video games in general.
VR! We've upgrader our VR rig here at the office to the Oculus Quest. It's amazing how far the tech has come and so freeing to not have to deal with cables or a PC laptop and all that other garbage. We're currently porting our VR experience over there and can't wait to share it. If you've been thinking about diving into VR though, I think this is the perfect device to do it with, borderline magical, first iPhone feeling.
Reading! I recently finished both 'Less' and 'Normal People'. I didn't like either of them very much. I think there is a gene mutation I am missing that makes me both really dislike these books, as well as anything Phoebe Waller-Bridge has done. There, I said it. I didn't like Fleabag. Come at me.
Listening! If you listen to an Audiobook, is it reading? I need some advice on this one. Either way, I'm immensely enjoying 'Small Fry', Lisa Brennan-Jobs' memoir. An amazing counterpoint to the official Steve Jobs autobiography and a fantastic rendering of life in California at a certain time and place.
Watching! I am however loving 'Easy' which I am devouring based on Bianca's recommendation. I could watch 24 minute slice-of-life narratives about middle class people and their problems where everything basically works out okay in the end pretty much...forever. Yeah, there's no limit on that for me. That is basically my catnip. Although this is a bit sad to know. RIP Easy.
Eating! (Beyond Burgers!) Drinking! (Plenty of water) Walking! (Briskly.) Breathing! (Slowly.) There's really so much more. but you don't me to tell you what's good, right? Unless you want me to, in which case I will. In the meantime, our artists are still good. Really good - Go on, have a look! See you next week.