Published 13 Dec 2020
How the American fascination with personal choice has contributed to the ravages of COVID-19.
Published 10 Dec 2020
Thoughts on hamster.dance's migration to a NixOS host.
Published 3 Nov 2020
A much-maligned TikTok video inspires discussion of what has led to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Published 26 Oct 2020
A review of singer Thanh Lan's 1975 album Nhạc Trẻ 6.
Published 25 Sep 2020
A defence of amateur art on the internet.
Published 18 Sep 2020
This is the story of my life, but here I have tried to tell it not so much from my own perspective as much as from the perspective of history and broad social trends.
Published 17 Sep 2020
Some planned changes to hamster.dance for September 2020.
Published 6 Aug 2020
It's late summer here, time to think about school again.
Published 3 Aug 2020
After 15+ years of using various Linux-based operating systems, I've finally found my favorite. It's called NixOS.
Published 20 Jul 2020
About EarthBound's unexpected, heroic, gay NPC.
Published 19 Jul 2020
If you asked me a few years ago where I saw myself in July 2020, I would probably not have imagined that I'd be in the driver's seat of a big, dually-rear-wheeled, diesel-fueled pickup truck.
Published 24 Jun 2020
I'm a computer science student born in 1991, so it might not surprise you that I have an enamel pin made to look like a Windows 95 dialog box. It says, "Task failed successfully," and this is something of a personal motto for me.
Published 19 Jun 2020
I believe San Francisco officially began to allow outdoor dining at restaurants during our last full day in the city; I didn't actually see any restaurants doing it while we were there.
Published 7 Jun 2020
We were sitting at the terminal in the evening of 31 May 2020 when I first found out about the curfew.