Hello friends! Ahhh, I have so much to tell you, because I'm terrible at sending this newsletter regularly. Without any further ado, in order of what I want you to know about the most...
I wrote a review of Digital Cash by Finn Brunton — read "Bitcoin at 10" on Reason's website. Teaser quote:
We who are invested in digital cash — financially, ideologically, or otherwise — tend to be dreamers. We are cynical about incumbent systems but starry-eyed enough to hope that remaking the world's economic foundations will fix everything else too. It may be grandiose to imagine that this is possible, but the imagining is what fuels efforts toward concrete progress.
I "rebranded" my online presence, in the sense that I changed my default handle from sonyaellenmann to sonyasupposedly.
Downsides of Revue: 1) I can't write in Markdown, 2) there's no https on the landing page, 3) the image quality is notably worse, and 4) I can't turn off link-tracking 😔
Here are some thoughts about media ethics that I am too lazy to summarize, so click through if you find this screenshot intriguing:
I collaborated with Chris Messina on an exploration of sexuality and social norms:
That's it. I have a new project in the works, so hopefully I'll be in touch about that soon! (Famous last words?) L8r.