Posts by Alex Petros:

poker chips on laptop Some of my favorite movie moments are “reinforcement” scenes. Just when it appears the heroes are doomed, the music swells and unexpected allies arrive to save the day. You can probably picture the scenes: the resurrected Avengers arriving via portals in Avengers: Endgame or Gandalf and the Rohirrim’s grand entrance at Helm’s Deep. Many internet […]
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food delivery This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken so much from so many, so we’ve got to find bits of joy where we can. For me, quarantined with […]
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radios I have horrible taste in music. Or at least, that’s what friends and roommates have long told me. No matter what they say, I maintain my unabashed love of pop-country. Whether it be Thomas Rhett or Florida Georgia Line, I’m always happy to sing along to a catchy tune. But my favorite—and my first celebrity […]
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big fish eating little fish This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. In the pilot of HBO’s recently-ended show, Silicon Valley, fictional mega-platform Hooli offers protagonist Richard Hendricks the deal of a lifetime: $10 million for his […]
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