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...
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...
The 9th of July 2022

The 9th of July 2022

I feel that I owe you an update. Days, then weeks, and finally months passed without a post on this blog. Some people asked directly. Many times I didn’t know how to answer. Even to a writer, what follows a bone marrow transplant is indescribable. Not that I...
The Task in Front of Me

The Task in Front of Me

During my wife’s six-week stay at the hospital, I realized something important.  I could run a marathon, write the next Harry Potter, take the picture of the year, win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, build a billion-dollar business, or do all of those things...