Divine Innovation

Adam Willems
A dive into the spiritual world of technology and those who shape it
Created 04 May 2020
  • [23.0] Seeking faith in reality
    12 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 2
    Jazmín Aguilera @ascentofjazmin Hot Girl Summer fading meekly into Fall of Civilization September 3rd 20217,678 Retweets49,651 Likes If you’re wondering what the Democrats—who hold the White House, Ho...
  • [22.0] Shell sells Shell oil from the offshore
    22 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    kk so maybe it’s extra clear now that we are all Envy’s loser polycule, straddling the death of an ancien régime and the arisal of new eras and ways of living. But some may still be unaware, and we’re...
  • [21.0] tech’s stratospheric p*nis envy
    01 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Oh, how wonderful the rising world is, oh how the holiday they will not let us celebrate sparkles. Everything flows from this, the new era, everything is drawn to it, it will get the best gifts and ex...
  • [20.0] Coco Klockner
    11 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Inadvertently, Divine Innovation contributed to a zeitgeist-y great awakening in the main character energy hot takes realm. My dingdonging on a keyboard coincided with a glitzy (??) New Yorker article...
  • [19.0] Your main character energy is showing
    20 Jun 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Admit it: your middle school years haunt you. (It’s the orthodontia for me, cis!) Peer into my late aughts Facebook timeline and I will show you the traumas and Liz Claiborne hats of Summer ‘08. I con...
  • [18.0] Time isn’t real on the Internet
    30 May 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    To experience something “live” through a screen is to be lied to. There is a lag, no matter how infinitesimal or imperceptible, between the events you think you’re seeing in the moment and their actua...
  • [17.0] The Bachelor: Bill Gates
    09 May 2021 • 6 min read • 3 0
    Let’s talk about the bachelor, by which I mean Bill Gates. Bill doesn’t have the notes app (he lacks an iPhone for obvious reasons), so his divorce announcement last week represented a nouveau screens...
  • [16.0] Amrit Pal Singh
    18 Apr 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    Disruption is Janus-faced trickster jargon. The term, writes Adrian Daub in What Tech Calls Thinking, helps “articulate questions of continuity and discontinuity,” but, as it does so, risks uniting “t...
  • [15.0] The Great A-cake-ening (Part 3)
    28 Mar 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0
    Just over a year ago, I attended my last IRL public lecture. Full-throated in its perennial malfunction, the 2 subway line squeaked me downtown; I successfully executed a slick, cross-platform transfe...
  • [14.0] The Great A-cake-ening (Part 2)
    07 Mar 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0
    The #inspo for this series on cakes came from (get this) a documentary on Hulu. Yes, I, a plebe hoping to see ganache with panache, successfully wrangled Hulu’s atrocious, sticky interface to view Ott...
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