Auteursarchief: elgeorgio

Behave to Level Up

The world is in the grip of the Coronavirus. I am once again in Spain and another situation arose regarding levels. The Spanish government has presented 4 levels of Quarantine. Levelling up means a local decrease in lockdown severity. So … Lees verder

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Drink to Level Up

Walking 3125 kilometers for the sake of teammembers you may not even meet in your life at all and what do you get? A virtual badge. And not even a bronze, silver, or gold one. Noooo. Not even a platinum … Lees verder

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The Academic with a Thousand Faces

So my first year of being a PhD candidate is almost over. Being a PhD is weird. On the one hand it’s exactly the same as studying but now with a gainful pay. On the other hand it is totally … Lees verder

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Let’s Dance…

With the passing of Ziggy Stardust, Bowie’s face pops up at regular intervals in the news, on the facebook, and even in the stars. Now, to be honest, I don’t know that much of David Bowie. There’s only one song … Lees verder

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The Thing That’s Killing Theme Parks

I went to a theme park this week. Not to make you jealous, but I’m in a picture with both Spongebob and Patrick. Beat that. Theme parks are interesting places for they seem to be a completely separate world, accessible … Lees verder

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The Game of Love

Let me apologise beforehand here: this is going to be a long post. The ideas discussed here have been running around my head for quite some time. Because of that, and because of the theory text’s overlap with what I’m … Lees verder

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Playing Politics

Sure, I studied media sciences so I know a lot about media. But I can’t just keep talking about media if I claim to be offering theoretical explanations for daily issues. I must stay on point to some amount. What … Lees verder

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SjorsITU

The fall semester of 2014 I spent in Denmark, studying Game Design at the IT University Copenhagen. Being my first extended stay abroad, apart from my short foray into physics in Belgium, it was quite an experience. Here you can … Lees verder

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Sjorsference

What do academics do? They are all over the place because they have to attend conferences. No conference is alike (or in the same place). Here I discuss my experiences, both national and academic, of conferences. If all goes well, … Lees verder

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KNIRenSjors

During the third year of my Bachelor of Television, Film and Theatre studies, I went to a special course in Rome. Organised by the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome (Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut Rome: KNIR), this course centred on Rome as … Lees verder

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