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This is a collection of good, thought-provoking writing from the blogs and podcasts we have in our index. Discovered and carefully curated by our in-house AI tools. Whether a new take on a classic topic or a fresh voice on a trending issue, you will find something interesting to read here.

A Total Write Off

December was supposed to be dedicated to working on/finishing up personal projects and putting out some things I'm sick of seeing in my drafts. The post A Total Write Off appeared first on thejaymo.

The Discovery of Loose Change (and other good things) Ch. 30

Music . . .Safe to say that I have my own soundtrack that fits my life. Safe to say that yes, there are songs and various types of music which depicts or defines my best version of happiness. And sure, not all tastes are the same. Not all music is the same and yes, I […]

Must We Hate Our Jobs?

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” -Mark Twain. So are the reports of everyone hating their jobs, apparently. It turns out “The Great … The post Must We Hate Our Jobs? appeared first on Gapingvoid.

Break Legs

The youngest has her first audition today. She called me last night, all aflutter, worried about the jitters and stage fright. She asked me what I did in those situations, and I was at a loss because I’ve never felt them. I thought of friends who had, and gave her their tiny tricks to get … Continue...

Ask Me Anything: Edith Z.

Thanks for all the Qs in response to my post yesterday! Here are my answers. Also, here’s Jason’s great AMA if anyone missed it. How long have you been knitting? How did you learn? Also do you have a favorite project/technique? I’ve fallen in love with cables. I taught myself in 2015 using YouTube, ...

A Masterpiece of Dream Logic: Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron

There’s a moment about three-quarters of the way through The Boy and the Heron when the young protagonist, Mahito, and a companion, make their way down a rough-hewn stairway carved into a crevasse. A waterfall cascades beside them; other people bustle about. And there, for a few seconds, a rainbow s...

History’s Five Best Body Part Stories

Charles I’s neck bone, Queen Victoria’s armpit, and other fabulously gruesome medical tales. The post History’s Five Best Body Part Stories appeared first on Nautilus.

2023 - A Retrospective

Well, that year happened! I quit my Civil Service job. Started my own consultancy. Then took on a new job working 4 days a week. Busy! I wrote a 50,000 word set of sci-fi short stories for NaNoWriMo. Contributed to lots of Open Source projects and did a few responsible disclosures - but got no […]

The two Chomskys

The US military’s greatest enemy worked in an institution saturated with military funding. How did it shape his thought? - by Chris Knight Read at Aeon

Sometimes the Darkness Slips In

The damage and the determination… Note: This is an unedited snippet from last month’s writing experience in my annual NaNoWriMo journey. It’s not my usual festive absurdity, and it’s a bit out of sorts considering you don’t know what was written before and after this scene, but I […]