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This stat is striking but seems intuitive given…

Tech in 2020

Benedict Evan's annual presentation on tech…

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Like the shadows in Plato's cave, understanding…

Product Placement

Outside the Violet Hour in Bucktown

DNA Data Storage

Quick math, 10^19 bits is 1.25 exabytes (8 bits…

An interview with George Church

But when you’re on an exponential, science…

The Wolf and the Watchman

Certain people read too much and get strange…

Ultralight Backpackin’ Tips

Record the totals, and make sure to add a…

Breakfast of Champions

This is a tale of a meeting of two lonesome,…

This Could Be Our Future

This book is about a simple idea. That a world…

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You

The researchers also tried putting the AI in a…

The Metamorphosis

One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from…

Milwaukee Art Museum 2019

Calatrava designed museum in Milwaukee……

Permanent Collection @ MAM

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A nice collection of his later works up until his…

The Dhammapada

Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what…

Virgil Abloh @ MCA

Fashion? Design? Architecture? Yes. Commercial?…

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

A whodunit chalked full of astrology and animal…

Recursion

Good mind-bending fiction from the author of…

Summer

The last of the four books season series—Autumn,…

Atmosphæra Incognita

A short story about the realities of building a…

Spain 2019

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Guggenheim at Bilbao 2019

Saw all the big hitters—Koon's Puppy and Tulips,…

JR @ SFMOMA

Massive video mural from JR’s faces project from…

Yosemite 2019

Stayed at Upper Pines campground. Angel and…

Portland 2019

Point Reyes Day Trip 2019

Point Reyes Tomales Point Trail out and back……

Point Reyes Overnight 2019

Point Reyes overnight—30+ miles over 2 days.…

There, There

“You know what Gertrude Stein said about…

Vija Celmins @ SFMOMA

I had never heard of Vija Celmins before seeing…

The Origin of Species

On beauty and birds: I can see no good reason…

Steep Ravine 2019

Covered 16 miles in 1.5 days and carried under 15…

Look again at that dot

Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s…

The Discomfort Of Thought

The great enemy of truth is very often not the…

Austin 2018

Montgomery 2018

Obey Manifesto

The first aim of phenomenology is to reawaken a…

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Subtlety #3: Whether you realize it or not, you…

2312

Maybe we need to understand out here that…

A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System

What is needed is an electronic payment system…

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Orwell warns that we will be overcome by an…

The Heart

One day, she must find out what direction time…

The Artist’s Reality

Art is not only a form of action, it is a form…