(I write books. Lots of books.)
(Other scribblings of note)
(From fascinating to frivolous)
Stock and Flow
“Flow is the feed...Stock is the durable stuff.” A metaphor for writers (or, really, anyone) to live by.
David Auerbach on “coder’s high”, the trance-like, deeply creative state familiar to all programmers.
How Coffee Fueled the Civil War
Still true to this day (no matter how you define the verb “soldier”): “Nobody can ‘soldier’ without coffee.”
(The New York Times
(Fresh additions to the lexicon)
. The increased awareness of the extent and scope of illegal or excessive surveillance in the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations; the increased desire to be protected from such surveillance.
Posted: August 20, 2014
. The state of being a woman who is not a mother; women who are not mothers collectively.
Posted: August 19, 2014
. The increase in the use and militarization of police SWAT teams.
Posted: August 15, 2014
. The use of cryptography and privacy techniques to enable financial transactions that are secret and anonymous.
Posted: August 14, 2014
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