Happy new year folks. Sure, time is a construct and time will continue to flow on but my brain makes this weird separation between segments of 365 (sometimes 366) days and I feel compelled to wish you all well for the coming 365 days.
Read this and watch the video in there too. Don't do resolutions. Resolutions bad.
For all their problems, I'd like to thank computers for giving us a glimpse of a better world.
A bright and colorful world of overwhelming abundance. A world in which we all have superpowers.
A world in which we are free to be ourselves. A world in which we can find others we want to be with, and keep others who are toxic to us away.
The dopamine we get from interacting with this better world is not fake. A better world can be addiction-forming of course, like food. Who wouldn't want more?
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