Lovers, Missionaries and Technology: A Story of a Passionate Little Boy

Listen, baby. I’ve built a castle for you. I want you to love my castle, and I want you to love me for building it.

A Totally Different Way to Look at ‘Snowflakes’

Americans are subjected to tremendous abuse via corporate-driven emotional deprivation.

Love & Automation: The Creepy Touch of a Mechanical Mother

Love is usually left out of the conversations about technology and automation – and it shouldn’t be.

Branding and Algorithms: Raging Against the Format

What kind of music do you play? What race are you? Who did you vote for?

How We Became Rapists: A Mystery

I love you, my boy, and I will pray very hard for you to find your way and learn patience in the kindest way. Let the heat of my tears awaken your memory. You are still free, my boy… 

Brief History of Our Civilization: ‘Buying the Ticket’ to Unlock the Right to Sexuality

Result: A society where people have to metaphorically buy the ticket to unlock their own sexuality (take that, gamification marketers!)

A Story That Started With Millennials

Selling to lonely children is much easier. Simple and cynical, as usual.

Death by Adequacy

We are going to build a neurological association for you, and you are going to be a bastard if you don’t fold yourself and play along. You are going to be a deviant if you don’t offer yourself as a sacrifice to my feeling of ORDER.

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Racism, Facebook, Pepsi: Stupid, Sad, Delusional

The way media talks about racism is largely ineffective. I understand why it is so, and I am a little angry about it. Cheesy slogans get clicks a lot faster than deep, honest analysis. It’s about money and vanity, and ironically, we no longer need an evil hand to orchestrate it, people do it all on their own. Because, internet. Because, stupid.

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Tessa is a strongly opinionated singer, writer and philosopher living in New York. She fronts Tessa Makes Love. Robots are on her shit list, and this blog is about not taking shit from the machine.