Month: December 2018

Hello Linux – A Very Nerdy Christmas Jam (Original Guitar Jam)

Merry Christmas nerds. Stole the chord progression from here: You can download and install Ardour Digital Audio Workstation (pretty much for free) by visiting: Contact Email | Social Media | Discord |  (TheLastMister#1031)  

Fractal Briefs | Patreon and The New York Times

In an interview with The New York Times, Patreon’s Jack Conte and Jacqueline Hart addressed the fallout from their removal of political commentator Sargon of Akkad. A fallout that took with it the likes of Sam Harris and a sizeable chunk of patrons. A… Continue Reading “Fractal Briefs | Patreon and The New York Times”

Sinking Moon (Poem)

The moon is settling… Settling down …behind this town…behind this town… The chill wind is circling through the trees Through the trees… My soul is caught up in the breeze In the breeze O evening evening will you please leave me never again…never again…… Continue Reading “Sinking Moon (Poem)”

Long Time (Poem)

Thirty minutes is a long time What if we don’t get another go around the sun Thirty minutes is a long time You had better learn to run Thirty minutes is a long time Divide it now by five Thirty minutes is a long… Continue Reading “Long Time (Poem)”

Fractal Briefs | Silicon Valley is not Intellectual

Topics – Technicians are not intellectuals – Technocrats are not elite (using prebuilt tools isn’t special) – Using technology to enforce worldviews is douchy – What is an intellectual – How credentialism and materialism rot brains and cultures – You need to repeat good… Continue Reading “Fractal Briefs | Silicon Valley is not Intellectual”

Fractal Radio | Episode 31 – Patreon bans Gimli and a bit of a ramble besides

  Topics – Patreon bans Sargon of Akkad – Loss of patrons ripples outward to unpolitical creators – Simple pleasures – The importance of prioritizing spending – Why creators shouldn’t be ashamed of trying to monetize their work – Accreditation vs. Education and Creative… Continue Reading “Fractal Radio | Episode 31 – Patreon bans Gimli and a bit of a ramble besides”

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 8.2 – Sigil

    We continued as if a trail of corpses wasn’t piling in our wake. Thornton’s fatal call never came. Stateside communication was as mundane and technical as ever. Was there some glitch that made ‘Langley’ miss the HAG – I log? Our minds… Continue Reading “The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 8.2 – Sigil”

The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 8.1 – The Roots are Thirsty

Lucas was even less thrilled about waking earlier than early. He stumbled to the spook tent with all the enthusiasm of a snail approaching salt. It took what would otherwise have been a comically epochal span of time to realize the gravity of the… Continue Reading “The Sketch of Sam Monroe – Chapter 8.1 – The Roots are Thirsty”

Principle and Profit

The economic landscape has shifted dramatically. That is what we are told. It certainly seems to be true. I have my reservations but that’s beside the point. The validity of that statement isn’t the focus of this here essay. No. What seems of utmost… Continue Reading “Principle and Profit”

Fractal Briefs | It’s ok to wear a tie

It’s ok to be a man. It’s ok to have self respect. It’s ok to have dignity. It’s okay to not dress like you shop at GAP kids. Free Fiction Series, Essays, and more | Social Media | Email | Tipjar… Continue Reading “Fractal Briefs | It’s ok to wear a tie”