“Tell me about your Instax,” a friend asked me recently.
“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.”
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?
Indie game developer Angela He’s missed messages sets you up to fail, and that’s a good thing.
On days when I could stomach a future in biology, I would think of becoming a botanist.
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.