Recently, I have been thinking a lot about my relationship with the Internet, and the history of my blog and the kind of content I write here.
It seems weird that it is already the last day of February. This month is, of course, the shortest month of the year, but it felt somehow even shorter than expected.
Well, I’m finally starting to do wrap-ups on here again. I kind of fell off doing this last year, but I decided I ought to continue again because it’s nice to reflect back on the months, and I kind of like having this record.
By far my favorite part of January is the opportunity it provides to wax poetic about my favorite books of the year. I read so many great books in 2022, and I cannot wait to talk about the best books from this year that I want to recommend for you to read.
I published a video elaborating on the topics I explored in my previous blog post, “Why I Deleted My Instagram Account Forever: Social Media, Peer Pressure, and Living in the Moment”
For a long time I considered the idea of creating a YouTube channel, but it was, and still is, WAY out of my comfort zone.
A few of the many quotable quotes that I use to shape my life philosophy.
I recently moved into my college dorm to start my freshman year (which is, partly, why I have been so inactive online recently) and in my explorations of the campus I have discovered that the library is especially intriguing.
In psychology, the overjustification effect refers to the phenonmenon in which a person becomes less intrinsically motivated to do something after they begin receiving external rewards for doing that thing.
The crypto bros cannot be stopped.
It’s been a LONG time since I’ve done a book tag. And I mean a LONG time. But I recently remembered that it’s halfway through 2022 already– as if time could pass any faster– and I decided I might as well keep the tradition going and do the Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag again.
GPT-3 is currently the world’s most advanced language model AI (as of June 2022, when I’m writing this post) and I have been wanting to try it out for months.
Book Review: Becoming Intelligent by StoryShtick | A science fiction novella based on a Storium game
AI books? Yeah I still can’t get enough of them.
The rabbit hole of book and author cancellations at the hand of YA Twitter is a deep one– and it’s a symptom of a larger cultural problem in the book community that we would be remiss to ignore.
I discovered my worst fear when I was around 10 years old.
2001: A Space Odyssey is by far the most disturbing movie I have ever watched. So what about the book?
It’s 2022 and the human race hasn’t destroyed itself yet. Let’s take a moment to celebrate.
The timeless tale of a literal– and figurative– witch hunt.
Yes: George Orwell wrote more than just Animal Farm and 1984, in fact.
Welcome back to another post in which I use my cancel-proof irrelevance to dive into another example of well-intentioned-things-gone-off-the-rails in the book community.