Language is a leaky abstraction.
There’s a big difference between what a piece of writing actually says and what you think it says.
This is true even when you’re reading your own writing.
Smoke and ash
One funny thing about a physical paper: it feels more worth the cost. Online news is ephemeral but a paper is something you can hold in your hands. For some reason that feels like a better deal even though it’s more expensive.
Well, like 3 cups of cold brew. Don’t judge me.
I have spent nearly 3 hours reading the Sunday paper and drinking a cold brew. I regret nothing.
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San Diego update: it is literally raining ash.
Peter Thiel really saved us all a bunch of time by naming his corrupting, secretive surveillance company after a corrupting, secretive, surveillance magic item from the Lord of the Rings.
I will never not be amazed at just how on the nose that name really is.
I think Siri is a transplant from New York. She pronounces “Costs” as “k-haw-sts” and “Congress” as “k-hawn-gress”.
Eventually I need to do actual work today…
I’m in print!
It always is.
I genuinely and unironically love email. It is, in almost every way, the Internet as it was promised.
Did something change about the video player page on YouTube? It looks great now. Not sure if it’s just me or if something actually changed.
My Op-Ed got published!
Californians deserve better data protection
Pushed out some late night UI changes.
I just accidentally quit Safari and now it’s trying to reopen the 327 tabs I had open. 😩
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