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The Snap: Looking at all the teens and tweens sobbing next to me in the movie theater this past weekend, it struck me -- at some point I had reached the age I used to think was old when I was their age. For the life of ...
"Old Age Is 15 Years Older Than I Am"

This Is When You Know You’re Old

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The Snap: Looking at all the teens and tweens sobbing next to me in the movie theater this past weekend, it struck me — at some point I had reached the age I used to think was old when I was their age. For the life of me, I have no clue when this happened. [&hellip
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The Snap: It’s hard to find something that humans haven’t found a way to mass produce, automate or make more convenient. We’re not happy unless we’re making something simpler yet more complex, time-saving and yet ...
Convenience for the Virtuous and Unvirtuous Alike

A Convenient Truth: You Can Buy Almost Anything in a Vending Machine

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The Snap: It’s hard to find something that humans haven’t found a way to mass produce, automate or make more convenient. We’re not happy unless we’re making something simpler yet more complex, time-saving and yet a time suckage, or giving it more brain power than the cast of a reality show. Although I fear we’re [&hellip
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The Snap: All of our smart devices—phones, tablets, appliances—are making us very, very stupid. We’re becoming a pack of morons—mentally and emotionally—and that’s just how the gadgets want it. That’s right: ...

BEFORE WE’RE ALL DESTROYED BY ROBOTS

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The Snap: All of our smart devices—phones, tablets, appliances—are making us very, very stupid. We’re becoming a pack of morons—mentally and emotionally—and that’s just how the gadgets want it. That’s right: your smartphones and tablets are dumbing you down so that when the robots take over, not only will you be powerless to
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[caption id="attachment_261" align="alignleft" width="529"] No so fucked, after all?[/caption] The Snap This is the first if the companion piece to the Why America Is Fucked series. I saw this article about someone on ...

WHY AMERICA ISN’T FUCKED PT. 1

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The Snap This is the first if the companion piece to the Why America Is Fucked series. I saw this article about someone on Pakistan who had to go in to hiding because they violated the religious blasphemy laws. I am sorry, but WTF? The Download This is complete and total bullshit. As a friend [&hellip
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[caption id="attachment_8" align="alignleft" width="529"] You've got access to Google Translate. Use it.[/caption] The Snap So out of the blue I get the DM on Twitter from @shanebarnhill asking me if I want to ...

INTRODUCTION

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The Snap So out of the blue I get the DM on Twitter from @shanebarnhill asking me if I want to participate in a short form blog he is starting. Now Shane is good friend and a very smart guy so of course I say yes (BTW if you are reading this and do not [&hellip

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