The American Internet

Pro Tip: Don’t set up a Google Alert for ‘5G’. Not because you shouldn’t learn about the infrastructure that underpins our modern  communication system or because you shouldn’t engage in current events. Indeed, you should be an engaged citizen of this technological world. But a Google Alert for 5G right now because it will bring … Continue reading The American Internet

Notes on the state of history

Martin Niemöller’s poem is recited in times of strife to remind us about our collective responsibility to stand up to hatred. First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was … Continue reading Notes on the state of history

Pacific

Freedom held in hands, Slipping through, While molded and made. Destiny. Destiny. Destiny. Hope found in sunrays, Piercing through, So embraced and wanted. Destiny. Destiny. Destiny. Pictures held close, Made eternal. Replicated in smiles on that lonely walk Years removed. Something reached for but never grasped. Something permanently obsolete. Something hauntingly necessary. Destiny. Destiny. Destiny. … Continue reading Pacific