In the first two weeks of this year, I’ve often looked back on my life, in a very practical, non-philosophical way. I revisited my former schools in Google Streetview, I went through designs I made years ago, I played a video game which I played feverishly as a teenager, and I read emails I sent ...(more)
The man next to me took his phone from his shirt pocket and aimed it at the sun, which was setting into Mumbai's bay. It was of no use; the sun, red and bright in front of our faces, was barely noticeable on his phone's screen, reduced to a mere pixel. He threw his hands in the air, and saw that ...(more)
There’s an increasing amount of stuff that makes our lives easier, all of it increasingly within hands reach. We get taught how to write essays, how to use hashtags, how to get your crush to like you. All within minutes and digestible steps.
The risk of this is that we tend to focus on the easy st...(more)