My Impotent Online Brain

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While reading something on Wikipedia’s app the other day, I noticed a little box in the top right corner with the number 173 in it. Curious, I clicked on it, and was presented with 173 Wikipedia pages that I’d viewed since installing the app.

I casually flicked through them — Jake LaMotta, the Regency Era, Troy Newman, Somebody Feed Phil — and wondered how much information I could remember from them. I chose the Regency…

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Rob Marchant

Rob Marchant

I write about psychology, philosophy, and society. Also a part-time moose masseuse. Hit me up if you need me to de-knot your elk.

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