Do Programmers Dream of Electric Code?

Rob Lucas, a programmer, posted in the New Left Review 62 of March-April 2010 writes that, This morning, floating through that state between sleep and consciousness in which you can become aware of your dreams as dreams immediately before waking, I realized that I was dreaming in code again. This has been occurring on and…

Slacking as Self-Care

As someone who struggles with depression (and is currently struggling with it, sadly) the phrase “self-care” has been in my lexicon for a while now. When I use the term I am generally referring to the practice of trying to keep my mental state in some sort of consistent state. It can be anything from…