Category: ICYMI

We’re not quite ready to watch these posts go.

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In Which Em Goes Into Hiding

In general, things are not so bad. Yet. In the back of my mind there is a niggling feeling of impending large-scale disaster that will lead to unmanageable anxiety if I allow it to.

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Serving Up a Recession

The COVID-19 epidemic will be the first services recession, and it could be a bad one.

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Nintendo Needs Mario Role-Playing Games

On October 1, 2019, AlphaDream Corporation, the team behind the beloved Mario & Luigi series of turn-based role-playing games, declared bankruptcy. This move surprised many and marked yet another crippling blow to fans of Mario RPGs,...

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Self-injury & Me

Trigger warning: This post discusses self-injury, sometimes known as “cutting,” even though not all self-injury involves cutting. I’ve tried to avoid dwelling on the exact details of my own self-injury practices, but I do allude to them.

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Getting to Ten Times Better

Vikram briefly examines three domains governed by power-law distributions: basketball, programming, and money

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The Truth Behind Dresden

Bad faith arguers/actors on the world stage unite each year in using the Dresden narrative as a bloody shirt to wave away any criticism of authoritarian regimes.