Exasperated Infrastructures

sam sklar
Ever wonder why it's still Infrastructure Week? Peep this publication.
Created 06 Dec 2019
  • Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: What It Means
    10 Nov 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now Yes, I read the bill. Yes, it’s boring. Yes, it could change your life. After what feels like several hundred infrastructure weeks, it’s finally the Infrastructure Week, the one where I ...
  • Midweek Takes #16
    04 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    Subscribe now Eric Adams takes aim at the future of New York City. What’s his game? There’s not a lot to say about Mayor-elect Eric Adams that I or others haven’t already written about: Exasperated In...
  • Midweek Takes #15
    13 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 3
    Subscribe now (Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit) OMNY Man. In 2021, I no longer have to use my Metrocard to board any of MTA’s buses or trains. Fortunately, my iPhone 11 can tap—without ope...
  • Midweek Takes #14
    09 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Subscribe now I’ve been traveling and I sure have learned a lot. Which is great for my soul, but not so great for my bank account and my energy meter. Both are…low, shall we say. It’s great to context...
  • Midweek Takes #13
    22 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Subscribe now I am two weeks late because I was here and contemplated not coming back. …anywaaaay. Share Exasperated Infrastructures Notes from the Underground and 3 recent articles I liked. SEPTA is ...
  • Midweek Takes #12
    01 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    Subscribe now the world is totally normal no problems at all here. A Reddit user’s 14 mile trip to the airport near Seattle, WA. The End of Work and The Last Manager. Cal Newport says about “The Great...
  • What the hell is going on with "progressive" mayors?
    31 Aug 2021 • 19 min read
    Subscribe now Paul Krugman is almost right, again. As much as I hate to admit it, I mostly agree with Paul Krugman’s main point from his most recent Opinion piece for the Times called “The Gentrificat...
  • Midweek Takes #11
    26 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now Changes. Small Changes. I’m going to be making some changes to the newsletter in upcoming weeks. The changes will be small, but necessary if I’m going to take the blog to the next level....
  • Midweek Takes #10
    18 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    Subscribe now How We Measure Things Matters. I am part of the problem, or at least that’s what the numbers will tell you. I’m buried in student loan debt and the spotty job market for my terminal degr...
  • Midweek Takes #9
    11 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    Subscribe now I had a feeling this would be the case. J~P 💭 @jpdoodling What if normal wasn’t that good? August 6th 20212 Retweets4 Likes I saw this cartoon on my main reddit feed, after a user had p...
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