Technology, Emotion & Gaming’s Bright Future


May 4, 2013
As a kid, I thought life was like a voyage to the stars. You set out with a lot of hissing and a fiery roar, and then climbed skyward, shedding phases like spent rockets until bursting from the atmosphere of adolescence into adult space, fully trained and equipped to make goofy videos of yourself drinking water globules through a straw - or whatever it is that astronauts do.

Now, though, after a fair few laps around the sun, I realise that life isn’t about leaving things behind, or becoming complete, but about growth and change. Like a grand old tree with a scrawny sapling at its core, we’re all still babies and kids and teenagers inside - we don’t leave these phases behind, but rather add to them as they, in turn, continue to influence what we choose to add.

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