For a few weeks I’d been mulling over some things I wanted to write. Today I sat down to write and checked my last post. It turns out I had already written most of what I wanted to write, but I had forgotten I had written it. It was but sixty days after the Child’s […]
It’s been roughly 60 days since the birth of the Child. Thankfully, she is healthy. Thankfully, the Mother is recovering well from the pre-eclampsia and emergency c-section. A couple of times I wanted to put words to my thoughts, but between events at home and in the world, between work and childcare, I didn’t find […]
Some thoughts 30 days before my daughter’s birth. Very few actually about the daughter, since those are private!
In high school, in Slovenia, I was made intimately acquainted with the art genre of social realism. I was also instructed on the correct interpretation of this movement, how important it was, how much it contributed to our national history and how it uplifted humanity. Already at the time, this orthodox line on the role […]
Dialogues between brain-parts.
Strange Algorithmic Feed Dreams I went to bed a little too late last night. I watched the movie Morbius and was surprised: from the social media and critical reviews, I had expected a terrible movie. It was fine, probably better and certainly more unique than most Marvel fare. Classic themes and archetypes explored: siblings, parents, […]
It’s been a year and a day since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February. Putin’s and Russia’s genocidal escalation of the war they started in 2014. I was wrong about many things. I did not think Russia would launch a full-scale invasion. The idea just seemed so obviously […]
We are expecting a child. I feel a jumble. Many things. Some coherent, some not, a few to be shared. Miscarriage We experienced one some years ago. This was a painful, scary thing for us as a couple, not least because I as a man raised in a certain time and place did not have […]
Meditation on how weathers are different in different places, and how that is unknowable without experience, and how that says something about the limitations of imaginations and empathy without experience. Also, a buried lede.
A meditation on imagination, possible aphantasia, and AI art.