false starts & new beginnings: a writer’s struggle in modern day capitalism, a case study.

i'd tried to make it work for the past year, almost. and it wasn't even because i liked the job, particularly, because i didn't. it was the people, really, that kept me there,* rearranging my schedule this way and that, cutting my hours, whatever i could to make enough time to write while working forty … Continue reading false starts & new beginnings: a writer’s struggle in modern day capitalism, a case study.

an algorithm, a chaos fairy, & abject failure.

There is a form of psychological warfare inflicted upon Facebook users by its Memories function, algorithm, however you’d like to categorize it — in that daily reminder to reflect back upon your life, five years ago today, two, whatever it is. The response elicited in the user (in this case, me) tends to function on a number … Continue reading an algorithm, a chaos fairy, & abject failure.