I actually expected a different result from the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, at least that he’d get the recklessly endangering safety one even if he didn’t get homicide.

And, ok, just to get inappropriately self centered for a minute here — this is really fucking up my zen. Like, I see…

Disaster Girl Meme

It seems quite clear to me that most humans love hurting each other. In fact, I think our denial about this fairly ubiquitous trait is causing significant problems with the organization of our society.

Of course, we all have different levels of sadism. The most common level of sadism, is…

Picture of internet sensation, Grumpy Cat — real name Tardar Sauce

As far as mundane things go, few obstacles I encounter infuriate me as much as passive aggressive people. Common as weeds, but far more annoying, figuring out how to handle passive aggressive people constructively has been necessary for my own sanity, not to mention happiness.

I’m actually kind of surprised…

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The psychological blocks of starting your own projects

Sometimes, people ask me why I haven’t started my own startup. It’s a fair question. I’m a programmer, and a woman, AND I’ve basically only worked at startups for the past 10 years; I’m effectively a liberal trifecta of startup trendiness.

Usually I say something like, “I’m not in the…

Google Report of November on Feb 6, 2021

Too soon?

I’m pretty sure America’s tangle with Covid will mark a cultural turning point; the question remains, however, will it be one where we correct our cultural ills, or one where we double down on the policies that hurt us?

The lens I personally see Covid through, is that America’s previous…

Considerations on the transition of power from Trump to Biden

During his acceptance speech today, Biden quoted Ecclesiastes 3, which starts off as such:

There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under the heavens:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill…

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