May 27, 2022

The time is now. If you're looking for a sign, this is it. I don't know what we're careening towards, but the future is heading…

When my sister was young, our Seeya (grandfather) made her a promise. When she turned sixteen, he said, he would buy her a Ford Mustang…

I started be the future more than 2 years ago, on October 7, 2019. When I began, I didn't know exactly what I wanted to…

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a vision for the future, part 2

Another week, another horrifying massacre. Any one of these events should have been enough to grind our country to a halt. Instead, there have been…

a closeup photo of Harpa, a performing arts center in Reykjavic with a honeycomb-like window design
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Heartstopper and the interlocking layers of belonging

This week I finished Heartstopper, a new series from Netflix. The leads are two boys: Charlie is nerdy, shy, constantly apologetic, and gay. Nick is…

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a vision for the future, part 2

Another week, another horrifying massacre. Any one of these events should have been enough to grind our country to a halt. Instead, there have been 212 mass shootings in america this year, more than one per day. More than one million people are dead from covid in america, almost a…

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terms and conditions

American society consists of people with deep disagreements about pretty much everything. But I know there's one thing we can all agree on: nobody is reading the terms of service that pop up everywhere we go! These are the lengthy blocks of legalese that appear on websites, software, and more.…

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moving the unmovable

[Hi everyone, quick note from me here. I recently wrote this blog post alongside a training I led for the Washington Society of Association Executives and their learning series, 'Shop Talk.' I was able to go into a bit more detail in some parts of that presentation. I also made…

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Heartstopper and the interlocking layers of belonging

This week I finished Heartstopper, a new series from Netflix. The leads are two boys: Charlie is nerdy, shy, constantly apologetic, and gay. Nick is popular, a year older that Charlie, great at rugby, and appears to be straight. Over the course of eight episodes, they meet, experience conflicts, and…

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no more caretakers

The time is now. If you're looking for a sign, this is it. I don't know what we're careening towards, but the future is heading our way. Racists and transphobes are trying to legislate us out of existence. People decrying inflation ignore the record profits these companies are bringing in.…

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