Media Consumption Log 10
▻ A few weeks ago, a piece of malware embedded itself into my Google account. I had been poking around the deep of Reddit and absent-mindedly clicked on something ‘fishy.’ Since then, multiple fishing attempts [sidebar: every time I type fish, I wrestle an urge to spell it with a ‘ph’] have surfaced in my G-Drive. Once I recognized the pattern, I deduced where exactly in my G account the malware had embedded itself. Then I nuked it. But before I nuked it, I nuked my G Chrome browser. I was reminded about this series of events yesterday when I saw a Don Bacon pre-roll ad on, I think, YouTube. In it, a pair of white people testified on behalf on Don Bacon. They said Don Bacon found the glitch in their healthcare system or life insurance system—some system or other. Doesn’t matter. What matters is that Don Bacon found the glitch.
▻ This morning we watched ‘Jake’ dig for amethyst with ‘Jake Paul’ in a quarry. On youtube, oc. Then we talked for almost two hours about the future and drank coffee.
▻ Evaluating assignments asynchronously via video is surreal. Can’t help feeling as if my primary role as an instructor now is to foster positive parasocial relationships. Yet, as a sometimes-proclaimed extremely online person, I am uniquely qualified for this social role. Mayhaps.
▻ Found a memento from when ‘the white house’ sent my stimulus check. This is the administration of merch.
▻ Spent about four hours programming drums between 12–9, looks like, between my phone and laptop, I average around 8 hours of screen time per day