Ten years in the past in the present day, I occurred to be attending a commerce present in Tokyo when a tech journalist pal again in California phoned to ask if I’d heard Steve Jobs had died. I hadn’t: Apple had simply made the sad announcement and it hadn’t but overtaken Twitter, information websites, and—it will quickly appear—every other form ...

It was a headline begging to be quote-tweeted with droll captions like, “I miss the fun of polio” or “Ant misses the fun of troubled boy with magnifying glass.” What struck me most about this opinion was not how a lot I didn’t miss Trump, which was fully anticipated, however somewhat how a lot I hadn’t considered him in any ...