Underwater photo of sperm whales sleeping, tail down


Published 2018-08-09

On Matt Haughey’s advice I just downloaded my Twitter archive and it’s humbling. The tweets alone — which might reasonably represent “original writing” on my part — are 32MB. Moby-Dick on Project Gutenberg is 1.2MB. Even if 90% of my tweets are chaff (retweets, metadata, JSON overhead etc.), I’ve still written nearly three Moby-Dicks in the last decade. In the form of fricking tweets