I might write this novel: https://i.imgur.com/hD09Fuf.png
The whole algorithm-driven model of media presentation -- the infinite scroll that carefully watches to see what mad, distracted whim has monetarily captured my attention, so that it can feed me an ever richer and more easily digested diet of whatever it is -- makes it infinitely more difficult for me to engage effectively with the world's infoscape as presented on the mainstream internet.
Most of the ability I've cultivated, these past four and a half decades, to control that stream, is the result of my ability to plan my time and to construct my environment in such a way that I can form and follow coherent trains of thought. As @drshiny wisely said to me once, the only way we humans ever really exercise free will is in the choosing and cultivation of our habits.
OK, OK, I realize that it's in questionable taste to comment on female public figures' dress, but the first openly bisexual Senator opened the Senate in style: https://i.redd.it/h04wjtpbw8821.jpg
Yesterday was the first Public Domain Day in 21 years, with works such as "Yes We Have No Bananas" and Jeeves and DeMille's Ten Commandments:
OMG how did I miss that this was happening?
Casual nerd, accidental hacker, hitchhiker on the Information Superhighway.
"There!" said Ford, shooting out his arm; "there, behind that sofa!"
Much to his surprise, there was a velvet paisley-covered Chesterfield sofa in the field in front of them.
He boggled intelligently at it. Shrewd questions sprang into his mind.
"Why," he said, "is there a sofa in that field?"
"I told you!" shouted Ford, leaping to his feet. "Eddies in the space-time continuum!"
"And this is his sofa, is it?"