I sometimes have almost no idea what the heck is going on.
The Real Problem With AI
In a lot of ways, the explosion of AI is like the Luddite rebellion.Read more »
My Greatest D&D Moment
“Roll,” Charlie said. “You want high numbers.”
Graphic: The American Left-Right Political Spectrum
The US is significantly more conservative than the rest of the industrialized West and we have shifted dramatically to the right over the past 50 years.
Technology is Neutral
The cyberpunk theme of autonomous technology implies the death of utilitarianism. If autonomy over technology has in fact been lost, then “technology is neutral” is
Resting Bitch Face
Let’s begin with an unhappy admission: I am not a pretty man.
Spring Equinox ’22: Iris Luxe
We aren’t afraid that artificial intelligence will become self-aware.
From Sand Creek to the Table Mesa King Soopers: Here’s What I Think
I think a lot of us are sick to death of political leaders who report to arms dealers. What do you think?
The Soul-Sucking Ur-Obsidian Ceiling
I look around the world today and wonder just how human our billionaire overlords really are.
The Ties That (No Longer) Bind
Make no mistake: Donald Trump is a referendum on what kind of human being you are. And you’re a referendum on me. We are who we ride with.
I’m Glad I Wasn’t Black Today
What can I say that won’t be proof of my privilege? Let’s be honest: right now, and in the near future, I get to be privileged white man on parade.
Zen and the Highway
Ikkyū regards young Sōgi’s calligraphy as golden hour yields to white. “Your hand is inelegant, as always. It’s … bold, though.” Magpies screech disapproval from
Was I Wrong About the Denver Police Department?
Did the cops take forever because they were incompetent or because they were okay with brown people carving up other brown people?
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
What conclusions would I draw about you if I didn’t know you?
When you say things like “people dying is unfortunate, but this destruction of property is unacceptable” instead of “property damage is unfortunate, but the killing of innocent people is unacceptable” … what should we think?