“The Navy got together and they asked a bunch of J.O.s and junior guys, ‘What can we do to make your life better? And one of the things that came out is the controls for the scope.” The U.S. Navy’s most advanced submarines will soon be using Xbox controllers. (This means my son has been spending a couple hours a day on basic training…)

+ “I’m not sure if this is a particularly illuminating observation, whether it says something profoundly terrible about humanity and where it is headed, or whether this is something we should find solace in. I change my mind about it a lot.” From Outline: Smokers Are The Last Nice People Online.