All posts by sonicrocketman

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.

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.

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”.

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.