An Invitation To Think

No, it doesn’t look great, but …

Wed. Nov 9, 2016. 4:18pm I know, I know. “Bigotry wins. Misogyny wins. Science denying wins. Egalitarianism loses. Being brash, rude, mean and divisive is the new normal. The Electoral College is broken.” Etc, etc. I’m not sure I completely believe all of that — maybe Trump is a genius, he’s really a centrist, and he… Continue Reading

A bigly tremendous rhyme

Update Nov 9, 2016: WOW. Sorry, America, we didn’t do our jobs well enough. But the youth will prevail. Eventually. Believe me, people are saying this is the best poem ever and it’s already winning all the greatest awards. There is nobody who respects poetry more than I do and what you’re about to read… Continue Reading

Fixing My MagSafe Charger

As anybody who has owned Apple products knows their peripherals (cables, chargers, headphones, etc.) are objectively the worst. I had AppleCare for three years so I got my charger replaced three times “for free.” On that last one I reinforced the stress points with Sugru and hoped it would last longer. (My computer is from… Continue Reading

On Being A Foreigner (Podcast #8)

Effin’ With Karol Gajda Episode 8. Listen above, or subscribe via iTunes, Stitcher, or Player.fm. Neil Bennion‘s back and we talk about what it’s like living in Poland as a foreigner. Do Polish people speak English well? What’s it like finding a flat and generally getting around? Is it easy to date and meet people?… Continue Reading

The Two Questions

When trying to solve a societal problem (X) I like to ask myself two questions. How can I solve X in a way that will help me? How can I solve X in a way that will also help everybody else? If we’re being intellectually honest we must admit that we look out for ourselves… Continue Reading