Long Weekend, and An Update on Regular Programing

This year at TI5, one of the star players on the winning team was a 16 year old kid named Syed Sumail Hassan (/Suma1L). Although Suma1L has no special skills distinguishing him from any other 16 year old, this past weekend he won 1/5th of a six million dollar pay out. I keep feeling like I have to specify “American Dollars”, because otherwise that looks so absurd, like I can imagine myself reading that out of context and saying, “wait, like six million Zimbabwean dollars, right?” How are we living in a world where a teenager is able to out-earn the vast majority of the American working population, playing a video game.

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