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    A Radical Proposal For Ethics in Tech

    Since the 2016 election, I’ve thought a lot about the role of ethics in my industry. Specifically, I’ve thought about Twitter and Facebook, and how “well-meaning” nerds could build platforms where ethical considerations seem to consistently take a backseat. One of the things that’s so frustrating about ethical violations of corporations is that it seems like there’s so little that the public can do. These platforms and corporations–Facebook, Twitter, Google, Amazon, etc.– wield enormous power and influence. But how can that be that they hold all of that power over the public, where we hate how often Facebook violates our…

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  • Comedy,  Writing

    The Congressman

    The Congressman groaned, and slowly opened his eyes, blinking at the bright lights of the room.“What… what in the — ” “Ah, Congressman, you’re awake!” A man in a white coat suddenly appeared next to him. “Where… where am I?” The Congressman…

  • Comedy,  Flash Fiction

    The Story of Halloween

    Part 7 of The Holiday Story Series… Many years ago, the queendom of Hallow was diminishing in power. Every year it was brutally attacked by the nearby kingdom of Brussels, who was known for sending thousands of young warriors into…

  • Comedy,  Poetry

    Footprints* (*NOW WITH MORE T-REX)

    One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the Lord. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene, he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand. One belonging to him…