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Writing about what I’ve learned

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 4

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 4

I wrote a hundred letters to JT, asking him to let in more Syrians. Here's what I've got. Kindly forgive grammatical errors, I did a better job of editing the versions I mailed. 16. Dear Mr Trudeau, About half of Canada's citizens are over 40 years old and won't be...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 3

I'm writing a hundred letters to the PM about Syrian refugees. Here's what I wrote. 11. Dear Mr Trudeau, I believe I can come up with a hundred reasons why we should welcome refugees to Canada, and I'm going to write to you with another one every day for a hundred...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 2

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 2

I'm writing to Justin a hundred times asking for amnesty for refugees. Here's what I wrote. 6. Dear Mr Trudeau, I know that the best way to let a democratic government know what you want is to send letters. Talking on social media and chatting to your friends is...

Dear Mr Trudeau

Dear Mr Trudeau

I wrote a hundred letters to Justin Trudeau. There are around 4 million Syrian refugees at large right now, trying to find new homes since some psychotics in their homeland are ruining everything for them. I want to do something about it. Changing my Facebook profile...

How to speed up early adoption of Virtual Reality

Virtual reality systems should have a setting where you can enter your prescription for glasses, and adjust the visuals according to that prescription. This will totally eliminate the problem of VR headsets interfering with glasses, plus give everyone who wears...

Getting into open source programming

Ever since I wrote my first line of Java for Intro to Programming 232 in 2010, I've asked the question, how can I get better at this? I google it, ask people, read proggit, read hackernews, read books. The answers are, in order, 1) study on your own 2) contribute to...

Anarchy

I had a conversation that upset me a little today. I said "You can't be an anarchist and have a cell phone." The person I was talking to disagreed, and asked me why not. Because the cell phone networks are publicly funded and built by the government, I said, it...

Memes

I hate memes. I’ll tell you why. This election season was the longest one ever. Because of my age and where I am in life right now, it was first one I was aware of and took the time to inform myself about. Having my facebook feed full of election stuff for the...

What about love?

The following essay was part of an exchange I had recently with a friend. I thought it was worth sharing. ------------------------------------------------------- Click to show more. My friend: "I need to express some thoughts? I think so, let's just keep typing and...