I can tell you from experience, as soon as an Ashkenazi Jew in America (let alone France) stops assimilating, that person is no longer treated as white.Read More
Music rental services crippled consumer demand for good music technologies at the worst possible moment. As an alternative, I offer you a description of the set of technologies I use for listening to music these days.Read More
I've had enough of the rusty taste of the kinds of emotional violence we act out on each other at our worst, and I know this: seeing it, being reminded of it over and over in the media does not help make it better, especially when those media are also your friends.Read More
You think it reads as casual, mellow, "like, whatever, dude... It's all good..."
But actually it reads as an eye roll, impatience mixed with passive aggression, unwillingness to be direct. It sucks to receive an ellipsis. End your sentences, and do so confidently, so people will know what you mean.
“In prose and lyric, especially from someone with a practiced grasp of language, the ellipsis serves a purpose. In emails and text messages, it should be regarded as the fastest way to undermine intent.”
— Evin Wolverton