So @halsey and @machinegunkelly made an EMO SONG together and it is without a doubt the best thing to happen to my ears this week.

Classic, time tested song structure - surprising curveball for the audience, done so well it makes them rethink what they like.

Absolute Genius.
An emo song and the people who made it = what really makes America great.

Best thing about @machinegunkelly bringing early 2000s Emo back...

I didn't have the stones to admit to myself that I liked the genre the first time round.

That double bass drum though, absolute 🔥
Genre bending - killing it crossovers basically par for course for @halsey now.

That same angsty 2003 punk teen idol you just heard is also...

Y'allsey
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22 Nov
I hate the general idea of it, but if it was just me calling people unexpectedly when I'd been up for more than 36 hours...
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20 Nov
Not enough people trying to solve hard problems have a regular practice of "Hammock Time"

This is about Step One.

One of my all time favorite talks.

By @richhickey

Took an hour to meditate/think each of last two days.

Been out of practice far too long. Forgot how amazing it is.
More importantly - forgot how much I ENJOY this!

Somehow got in my head in the past few months that meditation was a chore, and something I SHOULD do...

Turned a thing I love and which helps me feel better into a stick to beat myself with.

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18 Nov
Criticize by creating.

Libraries are some of our best govt run infrastructure, attract some of the best intentioned civic minded people, and still really held back by inhumane bureaucracy.

Ben Franklin started first private library in US.

Seems good time for competition here.
I think 80% of value of libraries now is access to computers, and a safe and quiet space to learn and think.

Imagining a private library network that just provided that, (plus more support for techically challenged) and was open closer to 24/7

I heavily relied on libraries when I was living in a van.

For place to work, internet, place to host learning meetups

This is not a business idea, its a better place for donations than bloated university bureaucracy

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15 Nov
#5 on threads saved to @readwiseio!

Gettin there!

I'm coming for your spot @naval!
Three of my favorite threads arent on there though, here's my Jesus thread - which I badly need to revisit

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12 Nov
Media is the meth of the masses.

Summary of narratives I heard in 2020:

The left: Republicans want to murder people like you and make your way of life illegal

The right: Democracts want to murder people like you and make your way of life illegal

Both: Not voting is UNAMERICAN
Pro tip:

Majority of your friends who support BLM or Biden are not communists ready to cheer on death squads, or neoliberals praying for another middle east war.

Majority of your family members who cast a ballot for Trump are not fascists that want to put minorities in cages.
You think the billions spent last year didn't affect you - that they just did it for FUN.
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Things I wasn't expecting in 2020.

I'm now a Scottish Lord.
Next step: Tapestries

Life is weirder with highly competent "Chaotic Good" friends

Thanks @MikejNorman
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