No, I’m not going vegan. I ate fried chicken last night! I also went to a bar on a weeknight for the first time since August 2015. The adventure felt like stepping into a familiar pair of sneakers – perfectly contoured to my footprint, while recognizing they went out of style 5 years ago. My rockstar status…Read More
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What to do with an abundance of information?
“In an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among…Read More
History Repeats Itself
Let’s start with a vague statement: At one point in time, someone said it and I believed it: History repeats itself. We study it, so we avoid letting it do so. If all plots can only boil down to 7 different struggles, I’m assuming history will repeat itself regardless of what we study or choose…Read More
You should probably call your mom.
“It’s 13 degrees in Chicago today.” Mom sits in the recliner with her cup of coffee, catching up on the most important items on her agenda – including the weather in a city 800 miles away. Out the window, the January Virginia drizzle seems to make even the inside feel damp. My sister has no idea,…Read More
You’re so basic – What I think about when washing dishes.
I don’t have photoshop and don’t know how to draw things on a computer. So here’s a pre-1999 style meme.Read More