*June 13, 2019* According to the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia (RFA), a 20-year-old Tibetan man named Wangchen was detained on April 29 after reciti...
Monday, February 11, 2019
I was communicating with a computer tech, online, in the winter of 2014. We'd just spent some time analyzing my troublesome laptop.
This guy was different than any I'd spoken to before. He'd just advised I go to a competitor for software.
I wanted to know more about the man.
"Where are you from, friend?"
His tone belied a weight, as though it were burdened with some labyrinthine calculation ... I'd heard of the trouble. At that time, not many had. It was fresh on my mind, but I couldn't quite phrase the question, uncertain as I was of his feelings.
The only response I could think of was to ask about the weather. We're proud of our Latitude, as though it's some great fete to survive such extremes.
the technician advises me,
"it's cold as fuck"