In 2022, Top Gun: Maverick was an exceptionally good movie to me, and many of the film critics whom I respect seemed to agree. Unfortunately, it was also a good movie in a sea of disappointments, which is another thing many people seem to agree on. I am not politically conservative and I believe inclusive … Continue reading A New Writing Experiment
As we watch the unfolding (or rather, the unravelling) of the will-he-or-won't-he dramedy of Elon Musk's bid to buyout Twitter, we are becoming increasingly aware that the platform has deeper unresolved issues than a billionaire takeover. The number of active Twitter users have been at a standstill for the past few years and there is … Continue reading The Eyeball Conundrum (Codex Vagus: essay 12)
If someone could come up with an affiliate marketing system where people who promote an e-book, a piece of music, or a movie could share in the profits of content they linked to, they could invent a whole new industry of internet content promotion.
Americans should have learned by now that "outrage" is about as effective as "thoughts and prayers" and that street demonstrations amount to masturbation.
All liberal ideas will one day be outdated. It is the nature of progress to eventually lose its currency.
Truth is not an abstract concept. Open dialogue is not a formality. Free speech is the lifeline of a stable and prosperous society.
The Law of Entropy dictates that the tallest stack of coins is the most likely to topple. Taxing the rich a form of controlled demolition to avert mass wealth extinction.
Every great man is selectively blind. Great men are seldom great for you. Never trust a great man. #elonmusk #tesla
If we can attach a paywall and make a pay-per-view-NFT, any video creator can in theory create their own Netflix-like platform.
A self-contained modularised microfluidic reactor and solar cell combination that produces synthetic gasoline from air, water, and sunlight is what the world desperately needs right now.