Matt Marshall

December 2020

Writing thesis and listening to music that I was getting into at 14; growing my hair out and thinking "we'll have sorted global warming when I'm 30".

At 29 I've got a shaved head and beard, water futures are a thing, and I think I'm living as the gritty reboot of myself at 16.

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Even as someone with a university login and access to journals I often still use Sci-hub; partly for support and partly because I don't have to log in every damn time my browser closes.

Honestly academic journals are as paranoid as thieves. You'd think they were hoarding stolen good or something…

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Needlessly spicy take: I get super irritated at the internet slang "hooman" to refer to humans from a cute-animal pov.

I don't know why I don't like it; cutesy typing and such is a-ok with me, but it's just the fucking worst. "hooman". Eurgh.

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