And we will bury them with their own confusion

© Apple Computer, Inc. and Chiat/Day


How to (really) make the world a better place

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“What you do is important, you are making a difference every day!”

“Come make an impact at Random Startup #5645!”


How to make sure Trump never happens again

What does it say about SF liberals when their city looks like this? Photo by Shannon Badiee via Creative Commons

“If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket.” — Lyndon B. Johnson


The Question That Was Ignored All Summer Until It’s Too Late

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And why it matters

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What I learned from the World of Warcraft

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As exciting as things are in the beginning, no…


The fall of Meritocracy

Thomas Cole — Course of Empire: Destruction

“The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and
everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.”

- The Second Coming


The first blockbuster I’ve seen that subverts the “Big Bad” trope. Looking forward to the next one for sure! ©20th Century Fox


I think that’s oversimplifying it a bit…


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In the beginning, there was Spirit. Spirit was not created from anything, it simply is.

Spirit created the physical universe, and it was good. Spirit then populated the universe with countless…

Helen Ma

I write code for a living, but my real love is writing about living.

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