Archive for November, 2015

Fun with insurance companies

Good news: after many rounds of paperwork, my insurance company has agreed to cover 60% of the cost of the 3 drugs I take that aren’t covered by the state health insurance. Bad news: There’s a $2000 cap. UGH ARG SNOTBOOGERS GRRR GOSHDARNIT EXTREME FROWNY FACE Bad news: That only gets me through the first […]

Progress isn’t moral

Critiques of recent scandals in Silicon Valley rightly place the blame on a culture that supports amorality, thoughtlessness, and ignorance rather than ill intent.[2] But the problem runs much deeper, because Silicon Valley’s amorality problem arises from the implicit and explicit narrative of progress companies use for marketing and that people use to find meaning […]