Category Archives: Other

New weblog

I wanted to get back into blogging, but I decided to start fresh. My new blog is called Recurial, and it’s about politics, poetry, and programming (I was trying to think of an interesting, short, available domain name, and this … Continue reading

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Back to School Again

The most boring blog posts in the world are ones giving excuses for why the author hasn’t posted as much as he or she wanted to. Unfortunately, you are now reading such a post. Classes started again today, and I … Continue reading

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Richard Feynman on light.

Mind. Blown.

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A physicist, an engineer and a programmer were in a car…

A physicist, an engineer and a programmer were in a car driving over a steep alpine pass when the brakes failed. The car was getting faster and faster, they were struggling to get round the corners and once or twice … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins interviews a creationist

In this 7 part series, biologist Richard Dawkins interviews Wendy Wright, a creationist. Parts 2 through 7 below the fold.

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AP’s impossible text DRM dreams

So, it’s just text content, but it can call home, track where it has been, and secure digital rights. Good luck with that.

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Last week I was in San Francisco to see the de Young museum. Now I just (yesterday) got back from Sea Ranch.  I’ll be back to posting normally soon.

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Komm, süsser Tod

(Title is in German… translates to “Come, Sweet Death”) Originally written in Japanese by director Hideaki Anno and sung in English, this song features prominently in the movie End of Evangelion. You can find alternate translations and additional information here. … Continue reading

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Alan Turing’s birthday

This is Alan Turing, one of the most brilliant men of the last century and the father of computer science. He was greatly influential in the fields of logic and mathematics, and he worked on codebreaking for the British government … Continue reading

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NASA has a sense of humor

Source: Wikipedia.

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