Marius Masalar
Marius Masalar

Marius Masalar

Tech Whisperer, Game Composer, Writer


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Kindle vs. Kobo: The Future of Reading

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Remember reading? Before technology became a prism splitting our mind’s eye into competing beams of attention, we used to feed our imagination with words on a page. It required our full attention, this mind meal, and was tremendously nourishing. It has since b…

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Digital Lifestyle

Why I Don't Have a Newsletter

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If you’re a blogger, the current wisdom is that not having a newsletter is tantamount to burning money. Newsletter subscribers are apparently “10 to 20 times more valuable” than social media followers in terms of product engagement. Excuse me while I cough tha…

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Technology

In Search of the Perfect Writing Environment: iA Writer vs. Ulysses

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The time has come: Ulysses is now available for iPad, and the Mac app has been given a Yosemite facelift. For once, I’m experiencing this launch like everyone else. In a strange departure from my normal routine, I did not beta test Ulysses’ update, nor the iPa…

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Sony a6000 Review

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The saying goes: don’t judge a book by its cover. I propose a parallel rule for photography: don’t judge a camera by its kit lens. I did, and ended up prematurely dismissing one of the most remarkable cameras to hit the market in the last few years. Sony’s ca…

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Technology

The Future of Medium

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It's hard to believe that a full year has passed since I moved this blog to Ghost. When I did so, I was confronted by the wealth of publishing platforms that vie for a blogger's attention, and the number of options has only grown since then. In all honesty, it…