Let’s write an #introduction.
I’m Ahmet A. Sabancı, freelance writer, journalist, researcher and translator tooting from Turkey. Working on philosophy, technology, science fiction, politics (especially human rights and freedom of speech) and everything else in between. Writing in both EN and TR and writing both fiction and non-fiction.
"The billionaire chief executive of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, is planning to leave the company after clashing with its parent, Facebook, over the popular messaging service’s strategy and Facebook’s attempts to use its personal data and weaken its encryption, according to people familiar with internal discussions."
Now I want a collection edited by Stross, with every variant in it. Maybe one written by @warrenellis and one by Bruce Sterling.
This is why I love Charlie Stross. http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2018/02/the-nakamoto-variations.html
Laptop shut itself down while I was working on the couch couple hours ago and now it only works plugged in. But that two minutes between laptop battery dying and me figuring it out probably took five years from my life.
OTOH, I feel like that was my laptop telling me “Ahmet, we had so much fun in the past four years but I want to spend rest of my life as a desktop.”
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