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Shamus Young has Passed On

I was first introduced to Shamus’ blog by Jeep Barnett after writing a short article about the physics implications of Portal. He encouraged me to comment, which I did, but didn’t really stick around. About three years later, a friend … Continue reading

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GE advantium 120 cafe microwave demo mode

I recently had to take the keypad off of the microwave and dry it in order to clear the “keypad short” error which completely disabled the microwave for some reason. Perhaps it was related to the several gallons of soup … Continue reading

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IP is Inverse Marxism

Been listening to Jordan Peterson a lot recently. Specifically thinking about the specter of Marxism that he’s afraid will re-assail the world. Here are my thoughts: http://blog.hawkbats.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Socialism.ogg There is much in Socialism that is wicked and perverse, and for the … Continue reading

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Tryop and Feelings

Feelings feel manipulative. Like betrayal. Having come to understand the “agreeableness” personality trait, all of this comes into sharper focus. Tryop is an expression of a low agreeableness personality in a non-pathological way. Tryop is a way to tell people … Continue reading

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SpoOratory Ep4

Lots of talk about lots of things. Recorded 2016-01-28 SpoonCast2016-01-28 01:03 The Witness (the game)

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A Mental Road Trip of Two Tragedies

To the people of the United States of America, Every time I hear outcry over the tragedy of a school shooting, it reminds me about self-driving cars. Yes, the road is a bit long, but I’m prepared to do all … Continue reading

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Roadside Emergency

I’m riding my motorcycle, having just pulled away from the stop light. The day is cool and overcast, and the clouds are bright in the creases, as if lit by a day-long lightning bolt. The gentle hills to either side rustle … Continue reading

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Parenting Philosophy

I have ranted before about raising children, but I figured I’d post this more concise crystalization. First, Anna and I are both fundamentalist Bible-believing Christians, and that (hopefully) guides our aims and methods. So, you’re going to have to translate … Continue reading

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Real Theoretical Conundrum

I am struggling with a system I don’t completely understand. Running a sequence of tests. Suddenly! Struck by an expression which is exactly what I wanted. An image of my deepest hopes, long longed for but never fully expressed. A … Continue reading

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More piano improv

Made while we were down in California visiting in the summer of 2015. The sounds in the background are my children playing with Duplo, wooden blocks, and toys with their grandma, my mother.

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