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2020 was my first full year of writing on Medium

And although I told myself with almost every story I published that I was done with the platform, I kept coming back. Until the calendar flipped over and I realized I had a body of work on my hands.

Perpignan train station. Original: Warden (Björn Appel) Modifications: Cornischong at Luxembourgish Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The center of the world

That’s what the shopping center built above Perpignan train station calls itself. El Centre del Mon, to be…

An experiment in content-creating AI

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If there’s a dollar in it, someone’s going to disrupt it

The robots are coming for the cashiers and the cleaners and the taxi and truck drivers, replacing us one after another with some soulless automatic ghost. I’ve been making my living as a writer for a few years now, but as I’m fond of complaining, it’s not the real writing…

What are we supposed to do about that?

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Call it the law of unintended consequences

Like the feral rabbits destroying the landscape of Australia. Or the wild joy of clinical researchers noting that the medication designed to lower blood pressure was giving male subjects powerful and long-lasting boners.

Ryan Frawley

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