aviate, navigate, communicate

we are all only metadata

6:51 AM, 30 APRIL 1975: SWIFT 22 IS OUTBOUND WITH 11 PAX ON BOARD INCLUDING THE LZ COMMANDER. ALL THE AMERICANS ARE OUT REPEAT OUT. this traditionally short message from NSA signalls intelligence, was everything that was needed to confirm that all US citizens left US embassy Saigon. Saigon changed name to Ho Chi Minh day later, taken over by North Vietnam army. signals intelligence changed significantly from that time, but the book I’m writing about right now was published way before Snowden era. Read more →


…are of course one of the worst and evil habitats in this world. treating passengers like cattle during the entire process of boarding and exiting the plane (let’s not skip the “joyful” stage of buying a ticket, let alone attempting to modify it later) has become - generally - a new standard today. a few months ago I had the opportunity to fly back and forth in Poland on two different days - Monday and Wednesday. Read more →

why i don’t give a fuck

znalazłem po Farnam Street, kolejny ciekawy blog - Marka Mansona. znalazłem dzięki artykułowi The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. ale po przejrzeniu tego, zrozumiałem, jak zadziwiająco dużo punktów faktycznie dałbym sobie jako poradę te 7 lat temu. warto czytać. i myśleć. Read more →

it won’t be about politics…

…but about everyone that hates it. i can highly recommend you two Scott Berkun essays: on substantive discussions without attacking people personally on choice - wise one - of president; it needs to be of course aligned to polish political model, but it has wider applicability :) Read more →