What Remains of Old Haunts

What Remains of Old Haunts

Much has changed in Poznan. I used to know the city on a level of intimacy that comes only with living somewhere for half of your life. Which pubs are good for trying out new craft beer, and which ones are for a quiet sit-down with a friend to talk about life into the...
Carefully Applied Pressure

Carefully Applied Pressure

You never appreciate your energy until you wake up one day to realize that it’s not there anymore. Once, you could power through any obstacle, nuisance, or discomfort. Now, if you try going at your old pace, you run out of steam around midday. Then, the...
Friedenau At Night

Friedenau At Night

I must’ve spent fifteen minutes trying to take this photo. Hovering by the edge of an abandoned construction site, one of these stretches of not quite downtown but not quite suburbs either where prolonged legal battles between different plot owners and the city...
The Berlin Heatwave Escapade

The Berlin Heatwave Escapade

Here are some pictures from my recent photo escapade during Berlin’s heatwave. Okay, to be fair, I didn’t go out when the bar hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 F). I’m not suicidal. Like most Europeans living in houses without air conditioning, I was busy...
What Makes a Thought Worth Sharing?

What Makes a Thought Worth Sharing?

What makes a thought worth sharing? Or writing about? Does it have to be comprehensive, well-researched, and proven? Hold answers to the questions it suggests? I know what some of you may be thinking. Has this guy ever been on the internet? For a certain kind of...
Who is the Author of a Book Written by AI?

Who is the Author of a Book Written by AI?

The technology might not be there yet. No kind of AI can write a whole book, not one that makes a lot of sense anyway, but it’s getting there. Leanne Leeds, a writer interviewed by a recent Verge article self-publishes a book every few weeks. Before, she...
On AI, Destinations, and Art in General

On AI, Destinations, and Art in General

There’s so much that doesn’t make sense at the moment. And no, I don’t mean in general. We haven’t gotten to the general yet. In a different lifetime, I used to have a purpose. The memory is quite vivid. Drive, commitment, moving with absolute...
Mailman Running

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