The author in the 'high-visibility vest' he wore as an Amazon warehouse employee.photos courtesy of the author

Krankmeldung (that is, a Doctor’s Note)

When I told my German friends that I’d been hired by Amazon, their responses were negative. But I doubted them; how bad could it be?

Mastodon Is Idiot-Proofed at the Top

It's not the friendliest interface yet, but the chance to connect on your own terms is real.

Ethiopian Food as Divine Blessing

Some people self-care with a massage or a spa day. Me? I find the nearest Ethiopian restaurant, even if it means traveling hours by car, bus, train, airplane, or all of the above.