Mink Machine

Posts of year 2022

The traboules of Lyon

The traboules of Lyon

Lyon is a charming city with lots of things to discover. For instance, the Fourvière hill has a stunning basilica with great view of the area, easily ascended by funicular. The old town features small alleys and the city is renowned for its great food. But one of the things that sets Lyon apart from many similar cities are the traboules.

Continue reading

Brave new world of Web3
The perils of social media

The perils of social media

For the last decade and a half, many of us has succumbed to the onslaught of social media. Users are expected to be endlessly scrolling their feeds, or “doomscrolling” as it is often being referred to these days. It’s not unlike a slot machine, where people tend to pull the lever “just one more time”. The imagined reward might be high, but the instant increase in dopamine is likely much more desired.

Continue reading