I sometimes post about politics on this blog. I get told off about that. For example, I once got the following reply to a post on current politics: ‘Celebrities, authors, and others who depend on an audience should think twice before posting opinions.’ But really: all art is opinion and politics.
Twitter is in an uproar, because Elon Musk bought Twitter and is instituting mass layoffs. But that’s nothing personal, right, it’s just business? Maybe it is, but what does that really mean?
I’ve been working from home for well over two years now. Some companies and public figures are railing against working from home, but it doesn’t appear to be going away. Let’s do some evaluating.
As you may know, I love video games, and I hate bitcoin and the whole crypto grift. So you can imagine I’m not a fan of combining the two. Let’s talk pay-to-earn mechanics, gambling, and why those things in games are a bad idea.
With the world close to (or in) a third Word War, it seems a good time to discuss what an oligarchy is. The term comes up, but it’s good to look at what it actually means.
I’ll stick to that, since I don’t have much to say about the Russian invasion of Ukraine that hasn’t been said. Except how sickening it is to watch a super power go on a killing spree in another country.