I Wanted to Talk About Dating R Kelly But Ended Up Talking about Russian Culture Instead
This story is about the Russian women and our cross-generational strengths, weaknesses, courage, and servitude.read more
Language & Extraction
When language is used for extraction, it is designed as a weapon of war.read more
About Fighting Robots: Basket Rules
Imagine, you have a nice basket. You carry food in it. But then it starts telling you what food to get (using “Basket Rules”).read more
Monsters vs. Aliens vs. Human Beings. Human Beings, Please.
Pick your brand of destruction!read more
Happiness, Linear Logic, and Being Hit on the Head with a Bag of Bricks
There are lucky people who were raised in not-so-intellectual cultures. You can recognize them by the facial expression. Me, I went through the same grinder as most of my friends.read more
Learn How to Code, You Say? Why Don’t You Go F*ck Yourself
When I needed money, I learned coding—but I ended up so miserable that I left IT forever.read more
Too Many Names to Remember: Are We 7 Billion Anonymous Observers?
I can watch a video with 55 million views, cry over it, feel the feeling—and never know who made it, or who was in it.read more
Benefits of Western Civilization: Hashtags, Pride, No Awe
Look, look! Who else could have thought of such beauty? We clearly are the best.read more
Will the New Digital Generation Be Remembered as the Lost Digital Generation?
What’s happening to the shiny digital generation in the U.S. has already happened to the generation of my grandparents in the Soviet Union.read more
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