Tomorrow, February 12, is the official publication date of HUNDERT HERZEN by Eichborn Verlag. The translation was done by Jürgen Bürger, who will also shortly be publishing his translation of another of my novels, Crypt City. (It's a big month for me in Germany.) You...
An account of my month-long experience as a trial Happiness Engineer for Automattic, the company behind WordPress.
"Clinging for Dear Life": a beautiful essay on attachments by a former professor of mine, Krishnan Venkatesh. https://t.co/igNUfIBC3D— William Kowalski (@WillKowalski) December 27, 2015
Nice Kirkus review of my new hi-lo book EPIC GAME by @orcabook #amwriting https://t.co/VixYKsN7oO— William Kowalski (@WillKowalski) December 23, 2015
The government can know everything about you that it is possible to know, before you choose to have that information known. And because knowledge is power, that means they have significant power over you… far more than was ever given to them by any democratic means. It’s power they simply took, and that should piss you off.
A nice first review of EPIC GAME, my new hi-lo book, out next spring. This is from a junior HS principal, who... https://t.co/9kiqWjYCL4— William Kowalski (@WillKowalski) December 18, 2015
You keep using this word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
The recent revelation by the CBC that the personal online browsing habits of holders of the ironically-named TD Canada Trust Visa could be recorded by the bank, including Google searches, videos watched, social media activity, and nearly everything else, demonstrates...
In the past few weeks, the pendulum swing of political correctness–a movement that began decades ago as a backlash against entrenched prejudice and general power-hogging–seems to have achieved a sort of terminal velocity on American university campuses. This has resulted in events that many find dismaying, but not terribly surprising.
Under Stephen Harper, left-leaning charities were often intimidated into silence by the CRA, harming all Canadians. Justin Trudeau seems to want to reverse that trend. In his mandate letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a laundry...