my unbelievable country

Once upon a time there was a poor country whose rulers turned to technology in order to try and fool everyone into thinking they were developed. The Ministry of Education created a new mathematical formula to place teachers in schools in fair order. It was a disaster. The Minister who implemented it – a mathematician – denied any faults or […]

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TV in the Internet age

Three years ago, my TV broke down and I decided not to replace it, depending only on a computer to watch what I wanted, whenever I wanted. Alas, I have recently been afflicted by tech-hater-gobblins, and am now without a PC (borrowing a friend’s as I type this). To make up for it, I went back to watching television. Knowing […]

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the miner

Watch your step as you tread through the depths. The surface is always safe – all lies rest above the ground. So go ahead out the cave all the way down. You may not even be afraid of the dark or damp dusty tunnels you’ll need to cross to get to us. But make sure your lamp light’s enough for […]

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