Perette Barella

Get a Fucking Life
So who is Perette? If I told you, why would you believe me? I might be yet another person building a trumped-up reputation on the 'net. Furthermore, if I tell you who I think I am as I write this, I might get stuck trying to prove it instead of finding delightfully new adventures tomorrow. So instead, read some of my writings and decide for yourself.

If you're really bent on knowing about me and my past, see my life in bullet points and pictures, read my journal or review my developer story or check out my creations and related thoughts.

Perette bicycling Perette posing in an aerial plank Perette and Dave at a corporate dinner Perette resting in an Appalachian Trail shelter

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Social/Political

  • Internet Overload (8924 words) David Shenk and others have discussed 'information overload' in their books, and here I assemble my thoughts and experience on the issue.
  • A variation on the fishing proverb (411 words) What if he refuses to learn how to fish?
  • On fairness (1079 words) Unfairness on the surface may be less so when looked at in aggregation.
  • Advice for Suitors (2550 words) Perette’s thoughts on the mismatch of those looking for fantasy versus real-life relationships, and suggestions for those making the transition to real-life.
  • More Social & Political...

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