The Blog

I write about technology, media, and culture. I'm interested in exposing ignorance, finding nuance, and better understanding our crafted world. You can find a more detailed look at my mission in the obligatory manifesto.


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Why This Site Has Ads


The Internet killed journalism, only to have online advertising resuscitate it. That tale is part of a larger story - the story of 21st-century capitalism - and it's my best defense for the existence of one meager banner ad.


May 12, 2015




"Why the heck does your portfolio site have an ad and how can I get rid of it, you monster?"