Interactive storytelling can take many forms—and it might just make you get off the sofa.

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Photo Courtesy of Nnudoo

“The way we experience story will evolve, but as storytelling animals, we will no more give it up than start walking on all fours.”

— Jonathan Gottschall


This time, I got my Arduino talking to another device.

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Photo Courtesy of Alona

When diving into this project, I started out with the most unnecessary step.

Choosing thematically appropriate wire colors.


The last thing consumers need is another useless app on their phones.

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Illustration by VectorMine

But it took a lot of cursing at Jeff Bezos to get there.

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A photo this ridiculous couldn’t be by anyone but the author.


It can’t be the main component of your diet, but learn to harness the treat that is motivation.

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Photo Courtesy of Fizkes

“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.”

— Franklin D. Roosevelt


The idea of minimalism used to make my gut wrench.

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Photo Courtesy of Photographee.eu

“The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.”

Elise Boulding


Every new idea needs a lot of research and ideation—here’s a first taste of mine.

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Screenshot by Author

“One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”

—Carl Sagan

First of all—why is reading important?

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Illustration Courtesy of VectorMine

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

Voltaire


I’ve learned the hard way not to trust unproven Arduino tutorials.

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Photo Courtesy of Besjunior


Don’t make the same mistakes as me — I lost years of my life to not taking care of myself.

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Illustration Courtesy of VectorMine

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”

— Maya Angelou


After some unseasonably warm weather, I decided to write a short piece of visual fiction about climate change.

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Photo Courtesy of Wojciech Wrzesień | Edit by Author
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November 8th, 2020 | Ocean Grove, NJ | Photo by Author

About

Leigh Fisher

Writer and poet from Neptune. Instructional designer in NYC. Grad student at @NYUTandon studying Integrated Digital Media.

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