I don't often wear hats. The hats that are allowed for my social position and ethnicity don't look good on me. I only look good in yarmulkes and tall, wide sombreros. You can't wear those casually without giving people the wrong impression about yourself. Baseball caps, however, are acceptable even for people who do not play baseball on a regular basis. When I wear a baseball cap it's like Jay Leno in motorcycle leathers. It just doesn't work. No one is fooled.
At the coffee shop yesterday this dude started talking to me about this device he had just patented. I really just wanted to work undisturbed, so I tried to get out of the conversation without hurting the guy's feelings. I said to him, "If you don't shut the hell up I'm going to set you on fire." He just kept talking, calling my bluff. He went on to describe in fuzzy detail the vague outline of a device. As far as I could tell, it's a box to which you can connect a screen and keyboard. You can then connect the box to the Internet with an Ethernet or wireless network card. You can then browse the Internet. You can also install other "modules" into the box to perform other functions, like "E-commerce." All things considered, I think it sounds like a great idea, and I told the guy as much. "Sounds great. Do you have a match?"
My point is this: I think I was personal witness to the invention of the computer.
I want to find some sort of hat that keeps crazy people away. I'd only wear it sometimes, because I often enjoy interacting with crazy people. I wonder what sort of hat has this property? I hope it's not a baseball cap.
Hello, friends. Do you wear hats?