2D coordinate axes, with +Y pointing left and +X pointing down
Unusual but valid

Do you make money on Medium? If so, that’s most excellent.

I don’t make money here. No worries! Money is not why I post.

One of my posts that received few claps or reads — and there are plenty of contenders! — was the post that lead to a fun conversation, and from that conversation to a lot of fun people developing great technology.

Many thanks to Beno Chapman for suggesting I create a Medium account. Hey, it worked! Multiple times, really, but that one time in particular.

Seeking to please is a perilous trap

Epictetus, as recorded by his student Arrian of Nicomedia, as interpreted by Sharon Lebell using English translations by…



How did my Medium feed get filled with FOMO clickbait?

A haystack shaped like a squirrel. Because pictures somehow yield more views or likes or something.
I googled “random image” and picked this.

What 2022 needs is a bit more snark. Less predictability.

Fewer headlines that read like A/B tested versions of “12 Things Boba Fett Said to Adele’s Landscaper That Will Surprise You.”

I mean, I’m gonna click on that, but you can’t make me like it.

Happy New Year!