Breaking Up With Strava

“This place is a prison. These people aren’t your friends.”

Nick Feamster
South Side Runs

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Planning to keep more of these sunrises to myself going forward. Maybe I’ll print a bunch of photos and do an art gallery show or something. Or just hang them on my own wall for me and my close friends.

The quote in the subtitle is from a Postal Service song, where the songwriter, Ben Gibbard, talks about the feelings of regularly returning to a bar for solace and interactions that ultimately don’t amount to deep connections. While the song lyric is about drinking in a bar, I feel like the analogy very well carries over to…

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Nick Feamster
South Side Runs

Neubauer Professor of Computer Science, University of Chicago. The Internet, research, running, & life. https://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~feamster/