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The 7 Patents of Hendricus G. Loos

My original blog about Hendricus G. Loos waxed wider on the man than the inventions.* Since then, there’s a little…

SpaceX rocket launch

jk…I ❤️ tech bros…

I was going to write a final scathing piece about the absolute ludicrousness of the billionaire space race in light…

Today is my birthday Please release me from jail art by David Shrigley

End-of-Year Fiesta!

Hey everybody, Just a note to say I haven’t forgotten about my usual end-of-year memo to all of you, my…

A man sits in the snow next to a dug-out expanse of icy lake water

Tech bros ruin showering, breathing, living

In the old days, the search for immortality was cool. It involved something excitingly neo-colonial, like chartering a boat and…

The author's marimo, 4 in their bowl, the largest growing a stalk, surrounded by four tiny pumpkins on a kitchen island

The art of the possible

Anytime you think to yourself, that’s not possible, just remember my pet algae ball decided to grow its own arm.…

Tech Garbage

Tech bros don’t know how to live (brief aside)

I know Gilad Edelman wants us to stop calling tech bros tech bros, but I can’t…bro. Because this series is…