Eighteen

At 18 years old, my domain is now old enough to vote. Watch out, all you zombies! $ whois phaysis.com Domain Name: PHAYSIS.COM Creation Date: 2000-04-14T14:49:59Z Updated Date: 2018-03-06T03:32:22Z Registry Expiry Date: 2019-04-14T14:49:59Z It’s really a trip that I’ve held on to this domain for so long, but it’s become an extension of my voice […]

Reflux

I’m uncomfortable, this season of silence. The stomach acid I carry and hold deep inside wants release, but that would be violent. Emesis is a terrible thing. It is also no thing to let go slow, or the damage creeps up the esophagus, burns holes, damage to self. Hold it down, keep it in, swallow […]

Mushroom, Cloud

There once was a DARPA defense project to create a decentralized communications network that had very few points of weakness and therefore could survive a nuclear attack. ARPAnet. Academia joined on. The network grew, proved it was functional. Project a success, network renamed The Internet, as in “a network of networks”. All was well. Electronic […]