Ryan Matthew Pierson

A Blog of Ersatz Savvy

To say that Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is a worthwhile game title to pick up would be an understatement. It is a beautiful update to the aging series that captivated countless players with an epic tale told across three compelling games that tackle morality, civilization, relationships, heartache, and war.

You can't escape the immediate critique from both sides of the aisle starting before Biden even swore the oath saying that he had failed on his promises and betrayed the voters.

In 2001, I moved to Austin with the hope of working at Dell. Dell was known for its enterprise workstations and servers, but it was gaining a lot of ground in the consumer market as well for its rugged laptops and non-beige systems.

My boss shared a video of Jelle's Marble Runs with our team as a random Friday distraction in Slack. I was pleasantly surprised at just how well-produced these marble runs are, commentated as though they were actual sporting events with living competitors.

At the time of this article's writing, we are seeing a stalemate in Congress concerning the second round of COVID relief between the Democrat and Republican parties.

I am tired of hearing about COVID-19, and I know that I’m not alone. As states are opening up despite record-breaking infection numbers rolling in every day, it would appear that large swaths of the population are choosing to simply ignore the pandemic.

Building a blog in 2020 is very different from making one in 2005. With a little adjustment in strategy, a new blog can still achieve success and profitability in 2020.

In 2005, the popularity of blogs as a media platform exploded onto the mainstream. Tens of millions of people visited them regula...

Profitability is a moving target for blogs and has been since the first blog was published over two decades ago. In 2020, that target is no less mobile but is more achievable than most new bloggers think.

Desk space is a precious commodity in my home office. Every screen, keyboard, mouse, and external hard drive consumes valuable desktop real estate. I’m not a fan of clutter, but I do like having multiple systems running at the same time.

Where do we go from here? Dawn Summers

The world is upside down right now. People are getting very sick from a virus that is many times more contagious than the flu. Businesses are closing their doors without knowing if there will be a tomorrow. Families are facing extended isolation and an uncertain future.