Link o' the day: Maciej Cegłowski is my new waifu

Posted on August 30, 2014 by Tommy McGuire
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I'm behind the times, I know, but I just found Dabblers and Blowhards by Maciej Cegłowski and I find it an acceptable piece of text. This essay, a response to Paul Graham's "Hackers and Painters", is the source of many unique quotes such as, "In his essays he tends to flit from metaphor to metaphor like a butterfly, never pausing long enough to for a suspicious reader to catch up with his chloroform jar," or his definition of:

which you may object to, until you realize it exactly matches his description of:

Some thumbs up.

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