Flaking In Public

I’ve seen others do this, and now it’s happening to me. A wise man once said “Flake it until you make it.” With two job offers on their way, I know I’ll be moving on soon. There’s minimal pressure to complete any of the expected tasks on my project, yet daily meetings about progress still…

COVID-19 Was A Blessing

Thank God for Chinese recklessness and Chabuduo for shaking us out of complacency that tolerated the atrocious. Beaten down human livestock learns to accept their captors and internalize not just nutty media narratives crafted by their rulers, but also come to believe that everything stupid is somehow necessary, or at least cannot be in any…

Don’t Be Manageable

A company like Walmart has organized itself into an easy operation. Corporate buyers strike deals to purchase huge quantities in exchange for very low prices, which Walmart then logistically distributes to its many stores ensuring that inventories are not depleted. So long as Walmart stores continue to have expected products on the shelves at a…

Expert in a Weekend

On Friday I secured an interview for the following Tuesday. The job requested expertise in a particular technical area I didn’t know anything about. If college taught me anything, it was how to cram. I went to sleep early Friday night so the weekend would be free. There was an online class with 33 hours…