A collection of musings on deeply technical topics distilled through the lens of contemporary cultural analogies
It had been 2 weeks into Illinois Governor Pritzker’s Stay-At-Home Order by the time I received that fateful email. Homebound for longer than I’d ever been before, I’d already binge-watched a couple Netflix shows of middling quality. And the seedlings
Her family rushed her to the Emergency Room twice within a couple months, each time resulting in a multi-night stay. Doctors diagnosed her with a heart arrhythmia each time but never located the root cause. They posed the standard list
“Taylor Swift, I’ma let you finish but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time!” Kanye West (2009 MTV Video Music Awards) Up til that point, the musical performances and award presentations had been proceeding without a hitch.
Ever tipped a mediocre waiter 20% only to discover later that you *tremendously* over-tipped since 18% had been already included? Or installed software that changed your default search engine to Bing before you realized? Or purchased a gift from an
DJ Khaled, the internationally famous Hip Hop DJ, record executive, and music producer, is the Tony Robbins of Rap. He’s almost as famous for his motivational catchphrases as he is for his chart-topping hits. Who from Gen X to Gen
I can’t be in the same room with a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch. I’ll devour an entire box in one sitting. This wasn’t always the case. I hadn’t had a bowl of cereal since childhood. . . until the