A work-in-progress attempt at changing the terms of my relationship with Twitter. Thoughts are also works-in-progress. Subscribe to the feed.


  • Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift…that’s why they call it present. –Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda

  • It saddens me to see so many people eager to forget the lessons they learned last year.

  • The exponential impacts of being wrong compounds with time, so it’s in my interest to be wrong as much as possible, as soon as possible.

  • Could Hawking radiation allow us to preserve information from the death of our universe?

  • To the universe, a kiss is nothing, to me, a brief moment of your time is everything.

  • In the vast indifference of this universe, the existence of all my ancestors, all of me, and all of my descents is a fraction of a small second. And in my smallness I get to witness all the beauty and rage that is humanity, I get to live in it, with it.

  • How fleeting are all human passions compared with the massive continuity of ducks. –Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Nights (1935)

  • Don’t work harder or smarter, work less. Build systems which allow people to to work less.

  • Don’t use legality as a guide to morality: Slavery was legal.