Category: writing

Writing with Robots

I seem to be learning to write again, this time with a machine reader in mind.  Since the software — in my case, Boldgrid — IS an algorithm, it performs the function of a robotic...

Educated and Groundless

I finished reading Educated yesterday, Tara Westover’s memoir of her survivalist Mormon upbringing and subsequent separation from it. By her account, the separation was achieved by means of formal education.  Only once in the book...

Family Lexicon

Before I learned of Ginzburg’s book, I used the phrase “family lexicon”(incorrectly, I think in retrospect) as the domain name for a website of family photographs. The project crashed and burned for the best...