Bloomberg Opinion writer. Recovering neoliberal shill and aspiring anime fan. Occasionally posts about rabbits.
Here's my complete reading of the Omicron situation -- How scary it is, and what we need to do about it.
Lois McMaster Bujold has this amazing trick where she has her characters all start their stories with horrific traumas, then writes fairy-tale endings for all of them. The traumas make the fairy-tale endings seem deserved and meaningful instead of cheap or cheesy.
@davidfickling @Matthew74810 @jasoncrawford1 @ironclancy60 @patrickcI @tylercowenn fact, I think the best definition for "technology " is just the Japanese word for it: 技術, which means skill/technique/craft. That's basically what technology is in the broadest sense: a replicable method of doing something.
HOLY SHIT there are a lot of American companies doing pro-China censorship!!!
I still cannot get over how absolutely and utterly terrifying this description of life in Xinjiang is. This isn't some hypothetical future sci-fi dystopia. This is today, right now.
One reason cats and rabbits tend to get along is that for cats, grooming others is a sign of high status, but for rabbits, being groomed is a sign of high status. Thus, each of these cuties is thinking "I'm the boss":