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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), media theory and media trends and everything else in between. Writing in both EN and TR and writing both fiction and non-fiction.

Website: ahmetasabanci.com
Patreon: patreon.com/ahmetasabanci
Newsletter: weirdanddeadlyinteresting.subs

Since I started calling my home office as office in daily conversations, I feel like I'm taking myself more seriously. Is this what people call mind tricks for motivation?

Refreshing my to pin it again.

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), media theory and media trends and everything else in between. Writing in both EN and TR and writing both fiction and non-fiction.

Website: ahmetasabanci.com
Patreon: patreon.com/ahmetasabanci
Newsletter: weirdanddeadlyinteresting.subs

Recently, I've been writing some stuff on my blog again which I'm enjoying more than putting anything on social media.

ahmetasabanci.com/series/rethi

Part of me started to think whether I should move away from public and crowded social media and put my energy to stuff like my blog, newsletter and closed/controlled accounts.

My friend and colleague from Venezuela, Luis Carlos went missing 10 hours ago. Keep in mind that Venezuelan government recently falsely claimed that he had helped US to orchestrate the nationwide power outage. globalvoices.org/2019/03/12/di

I'm trying to try Pixelfed but for some reason, I couldn't figure out how to follow someone from another instance. When I search it can't find anything and when I visit their profile, there is no follow button for me. Help?

It's been very busy for a while but looks like I'm getting things under my control. How are y'all doing?

mental health 

For me, Mastodon is like the calm lakeside you go when you wanted to get some rest and quiet time. Hope it’ll stay that way.

"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."

washingtonpost.com/business/ec

I can’t stand my country, Turkey, during the election times*. Stupidity levels goes over 9000. Seriously considering going off grid.

*: Unfortunately this is the sixth one in the past four years.

STOOTUS: My brain and my laptop does not function properly, weather is shitty and trying to work. How are you?

Me: Okay, I wasn’t feeling well for the last two days but this morning I woke up great. Guess I managed not to get cold. Let’s get some work done.
My body: Yeah, about that... I have some bad news for you.
Me: Nooooo!!!

Me, now: 🤧🤒

Idk if anyone's posted this on here yet, but Mastodon deserves this.

Now I want a collection edited by Stross, with every variant in it. Maybe one written by @warrenellis and one by Bruce Sterling.

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