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Then, oddly, I find myself feeling grateful that my harasser hasn’t Photoshopped my daughter’s face on a pornographic image.

When that’s what you’re grateful for, something’s deeply wrong.

A Cyborg Veteran Heads To His Final Battle—But It's Not What He Expects

A weary soldier in the distant future contemplates what he’s made of his life—the path that he’s chosen, the lives he’s taken. But as he steps into battle ring one more time, he finds that his life is in for a drastic change.

Gone Girl soundtrack

Speaking of Fincher, he spoke to Disney about directing a Star Wars movie and had an interesting take on the original trilogy:

I always thought of Star Wars as the story of two slaves [C-3PO and R2-D2] who go from owner to owner, witnessing their masters’ folly, the ultimate folly of man.

Dispatch from the Trenches #12

New Post - Dispatch from the Trenches #12 has M&Ms, Twitters and Grandma—ster Flash!

Not the Twitter We Want, but it’s the Twitter we Deserve

As the social survivors of “Web 2.0” gorge themselves on gifted youth they start to move further away from being things people enjoy. They become business-degree-managed sameness.

Sit back, grab your icy beverage and get comfortable. Joe makes a lot of really great points here in his dissertation on Twitter. I appreciate his dive into…

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Eavesdropping on the Dawn Patrol

New Post - Dawn Patrol is eavesdropping on a conversation held between friends you wish you had.

Dawn Patrol is a fun, new podcast from the makers of Technical Difficulties, (formerly Generational).

If you want to know what it’s about in 140 characters of less, I’ll let Justin Lancy put it better than I can.

New Podcast ’Dawn Patrol’ = @macdrifter + @themindfulbit + @potatowire + @takitapart + Sleep-Deprivation - Editing.— Justin Lancy (@Veritrope) September 19, 2014

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For some time now, I’ve wanted a new kind of RSS client: one that reads and writes. Today’s RSS apps artificially separate us from the content we read. If we want to reply — if we want to participate in the conversation — we’ve got to use an entirely unrelated set of tools. This division feels increasingly needless.


the burnout struggle is so very, very real


the burnout struggle is so very, very real

Men and Women and Internet

New Post - We don’t need movies to show us women super heroes. Everyone woman on the internet is a Super Hero.

Good Morning Class.

Please open your textbooks. We have a lot to cover today. David Cain has written an incredible piece to young men. It is required reading. Go read it. I’ll wait.

Dear Young Men

…he unfortunate biological reality that even a physically unremarkable man can knock out the average woman, if he thinks it will help him more than it will harm him….

Unlike the woman, the man…

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