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What I Learned from Chess

Chess got me a girlfriend, it got me into college, it got me into graduate school, it got me my first job, it helped me raise money, it got my company sold,…

Chess got me a girlfriend, it got me into college, it got me into graduate school, it got me my first job, it helped me raise money, it got my company sold, and it opens doors when previously they seemed locked to everyone around me. But all of that is superficial. Where it really helped […]

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How To Learn How To See

I was angry at my sister and it was late at night and we were driving on a highway. So I drove onto an off-ramp, stopped the car, and told her to…

I was angry at my sister and it was late at night and we were driving on a highway. So I drove onto an off-ramp, stopped the car, and told her to get out. It was dark and there was no sidewalk and cars were coming by. She got out. I drove off. There was […]

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Dear James at 106: I Hope You Can Read This

Although you probably won’t care. Why would you care what I have to say? — Hi James, you’re 106 years old. Congrats! Boy, I never thought you would get there. You were…

Although you probably won’t care. Why would you care what I have to say? — Hi James, you’re 106 years old. Congrats! Boy, I never thought you would get there. You were too stressed. It’s not like you’re an athlete or anything. I’m writing you this letter but you don’t even give a shit. You’re […]

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