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the nature of reality

m. werneburg, 2000

I am very wise. I mean I must be, I have a website! And that's how it works, right?

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luck (and bird shit)

1998

One of my beliefs is that everything in life is attributable in some (large) respect to luck.

turning thirty

2001

And then, quite suddenly, I turned thirty.

on juggling and Buddhism

2009.03.27

Juggling is a Buddhist endeavour. The trick is not so much in throwing the balls or in catching them or even in the timing.The trick is letting go.

allosaurus vs. t-rex

2012.03.20

My son is, as I write this, four years old. He's been a rabid fan of dinosaurs for over half his life. Curiously, he prefers the T-Rex to the Allosaurus. Here's why he's wrong.

turning forty

2013.03.03

Wow, I've turned forty. And it's wrought some changes!

quantum science for a real mind-bend

2019.11.25

Quantum science is crazy I don't know where to start. Fun!

origins of the Japanese people

2020.01.08

When I first started in the world of corporate IT, I was fresh from the sticks. Many of the norms of corporate behaviour were alien to me. So was the equipment.

oh Fermi and your paradox

2020.01.31

Why the Fermi paradox is so interesting, and why I blame theropods.

turning fifty

2021.03.04

They say that fifty is the new forty. But looking back, comparing the two ages seems absurd.

 
 

rand()m quote

I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.

—Steven J. Gould