Hi, I’m Manu, a biking web developer. I’ve been writing on here since June 2002 about a bunch of different topics. My favorite posts are tagged with ✪.

Why “plothole.net”? As defined on wikipedia,

a plot hole, plothole or plot error is a gap or inconsistency in a storyline that goes against the flow of logic established by the story’s plot. Such inconsistencies include such things as illogical or impossible events, and statements or events that contradict earlier events in the storyline.

This definition suits my life pretty well.

Thanks for reading!

short attention span

taken from adbusters #51 :

[…] in most third world societies, individuals and communities are normally too busy trying to survive to be bored. boredom is a product of culture where individual and communal goals have lost all their significance and meanings, where an individual’s attention span is no longer than a single frame in an mtv video: five seconds. in such a culture, one needs something different to do, something different to see, some new excitement and spectacle every other moment. netsurfing provides just that: the exhilaration of a joyride, the spectacle of visual and audio inputs, a relief from boredom and an illusion of god-like omniscience as an added extra. but, of course, travel at such a high speed has a price. hypertext generates hyper-individuals: rootless, without a real identity, perpetually looking for the next fix, hoping that the next page on the web will take them to nirvana […]

-by Ziauddin Sardar

think about it…