Worries from an automation-skeptic

Automation makes sense in a few sub-contexts, but should not be taken to the extreme. I’ve been an automation skeptic as long as I’ve been working in IT, an industry that’s all about automation. That doesn’t make sense on a superficial level, but I feel like I’ve been doing useful work. The fact that you…

Cars were a mistake

It’s mind-blowing how much space and QoL we have conceded to a metal murder machine that people associate with their free-dumbs Cars, aka big chunks of metal that keep getting bigger and bigger, are sacrosanct in our society. If you try to make a point against cars and how car-centric society sucks, people will argue…

No fucks to give

I’m personally thriving, but looking at the state of the world has me feeling completely detached I’m working very hard on building my nutrition coaching company right now. I honestly don’t think I’ve ever worked harder in my life. I also don’t think I’ve ever felt so much purpose in my life. That’s all great!…

2023: Year in Review

My favorite tool/book/album and personal reflections about…. stuff. This headline clearly wasn’t written with ChatGPT. Two weeks ago, winter depression hit me hard, and I didn’t think I’d write this post. However: by some sort of Christmas miracle, I’m feeling okay right now, so I will seize the moment and write some words about the…

I stopped wearing my Apple Watch

Tired of keeping up with the movement goal streaks and collecting all this data about myself. What purpose does it serve? I once had a 600 something day streak in Duolingo. Then, life happened and I forgot Duolingo for two days. My streak was lost. The anger I felt was unreal, I wanted to strangle…