Tag: jotter

On photos

“Tell me about your Instax,” a friend asked me recently.

Speech

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

“In a perfect autocracy, the population of nobodies never speaks, all their thoughts and feeling formulated and uttered by the leader and/or his representatives.”

Letters Home

Half the time, it feels like sending signals out into space. But we’ve learned so much of the universe that way, haven’t we?

Not A Gamer: missed messages

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

Indie game developer Angela He’s missed messages sets you up to fail, and that’s a good thing.

Presence

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

On days when I could stomach a future in biology, I would think of becoming a botanist.

Rest

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Snapshots at 27

The relentless hustle of startup culture, or the crunch of game development, or whatever synonym other tech-adjacent industries like to use for the endless grind of work, all rest on the metaphor of the worker as a single-minded machine.