I don't play video games, and therefore have basically no knowledge about them. But when my classmate mentioned she had gotten sucked into a game called Cyberpunk 2077, I actually knew what she was talking about. I had read a profile on the game's creator in The Atlantic's December 2020 issue: "We Are Living in… Continue reading How I fell down a rabbit hole about hackers, and what I learned.
In the past I've subscribed to two magazines, but I cancelled both of them because I didn't regularly read them. The problem was that they were magazines I wanted to have read, not ones I actually wanted to read. It was similar to how I sometimes feel towards reading classics. One of the two was… Continue reading When being a journalist means you also have to be spy-ish and philospher-ish
The seeds of this post started when I saw that a newsletter I'm subscribed to made a mini-series of five videos about 5G. I had no idea what 5G really was, so I made my dad watch them with me. And because he has a weirdly detailed understanding of the topic and helped explain it… Continue reading Imagine there was an invisible skyscraper everywhere on earth
If I were to make a family tree with apples for this blog, one of the apple ancestors would be the blog Austin Kleon. Wait, did you ever make one of those family trees for school? I have a vague memory of doing so, but I'm not sure if it's real or if I made… Continue reading Thinking about what I want to say
I thought it would be a good time for this post with school starting and more opportunities to talk to people. Ahah, just kidding. I'm doing this because it felt like a very doable post to write. Oh, and I also realized that if you're doing online, you probably have the same amount of opportunities… Continue reading More interesting questions to ask your friends
When life gives you senior year in high school, create as many blog posts as you can out of it. Aha, just kidding (not really), but I do want to write a few so that there's a record of what this year was like for me and my friends: what was going on in our… Continue reading High school advice from extremely competent seniors
I define superpower as something that's inherently part of you. It's not a skill that was learned. And it's different from talent. Many times talent is paired with hard work, but hard work can't be paired with a superpower. Well, I guess you could, but it would be pretty strange. You'll see what I mean.… Continue reading I strongly believe that everyone has a superpower