I was fond of Twitter. I liked its sense of public forum, I liked its lack of ambiguity in knowing who'd see what when I posted. I liked reading Joyce Carol Oates' snarky political comments & cat photos, I liked Jeff Vandermeer's posts about the wildlife in his yard, I liked reading all the things … Continue reading
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Passwords
I work at Google. That said, this is a personal piece; the opinions & ideas here are my own, not those of my employer. It is just after six p.m. and I am home from work. The sky is still bright, a clear transparent blue behind fast moving fluffy clouds. The late afternoon or early … Continue reading What We Talk About When We Talk About Passwords