[fiction]

“That’s what she’s selling you.” Derek took a long pull from his vodka martini. A strobe light with a purple filter made everything look like a bad trip. The music wasn’t helping. Derek thought it sounded like a computer being tortured.

“She’s gonna make you believe you’re the one…

co-written with @Mspeezie

Many people understand, in a general sense, that Bitcoin is “secure.” Even among its proponents, though, this understanding is frequently superficial. This is made obvious when people claim it’s largely a matter of time before Bitcoin’s encryption is “broken.”

Bitcoin’s security consists of two algorithms, SHA-2 and…

Jimmy’s got a pretty good setup over there. An entire single-wide to himself, and it’s only missing half the windows. I can’t complain neither. What I got’s a lot better than some them. Some of them gotta sleep under the trailers with the critters because they can’t get inside of…

[this is nonfiction]
I brought him a half dozen donuts and two packs of Winston 100s because that’s what he had asked for the previous day, when I had gone to see him briefly with my sister. I had the Winstons deep in my pocket because I wasn’t sure if he…

Assholes roam every corner of the earth. Let’s throw into that group anyone who regularly acts in such a way as to considerably inconvenience, be rude towards, or needlessly endanger others. A person can be an asshole for regularly committing the same shitty act, or for spreading their poor decision-making…

No, it’s literally an industry. It’s worth ten billion dollars. Has anyone stopped and considered how insane that is?

It’s everywhere. So many people looking for the magic super secret ingredient to unlock their whatevers and grow a bigger dick or learn how to achieve their goals or be financially…

As I have a mathematics background, I’m going to approach this in the style of an informal proof. I’m not going to bother with caveats and unnecessary clarification. I’ll say what I mean, and mean what I say.

I am rejecting immediately the notion that Democracies, or Democratic Republics, are…

Nameless

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