newyorker: The Video Game Art of Fumito Ueda “As video games have become more and more popular, the medium’s defenders have developed a misguided tendency to point to the ways that games are useful, practical, functional. I do not know if Ueda’s games will make you smarter, or improve your vision, or promote world peace. … Continue reading

Sometimes I feel like the hardest part about learning Mandarin is understanding the English explanations. …The more specific and delimited the action is made by reference to particular context, the greater the need for this verb-suffix -le, to the degree that is is obligatory where precision is given to the object or complement by quantifying … Continue reading