Mon, Nov 03, 2014

[Icon][Icon]An experience

• Post categories: Omni, Health, Rant, Exercise, My Life, Helpful, Science:ItWorks
I don't have an addictive personality. I can't relate to people who talk about it being hard to give things up. I once read an article about the popularity of Thai green curry, and the author (a real fan) stated that if she went too long without eati… more »


Tue, Jul 30, 2013

[Icon][Icon]Stopping Weakness, Starting Strength

• Post categories: Omni, Health, Exercise, My Life, Helpful, Science:ItWorks
tl;dr: How I went from being too weak to get out of bed, to being the strongest I've been in my life, in six months. I'm 36 years old. I have been in pain every single day for more than half my life. In my teens, it was backache. Not severe, not e… more »


Thu, Jun 06, 2013

[Icon][Icon]Learning, interrupted

The trouble with the human brain is, like Haskell, it makes a virtue out of laziness. It doesn't want to put any effort into remembering boring, unnecessary things. So if something seems unimportant, it gets lost. And if it's easier to remember where… more »

Mon, May 06, 2013

[Icon][Icon]3D printers - worry for the right reasons

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, In The News, Technology, Science:ItWorks
So 3D printing is headlining again with the news that they've worked out how to print a working gun. This is sparking off a bunch of "Gun control is now impossible, the whole world will become like the US", "3D printers must be regulated now!" commen… more »


Tue, Oct 18, 2011

[Icon][Icon]The BoyGirl paradox

This came up for discussion about a year ago at work. It annoyed me then. But I let it pass and had almost forgotten about it, when it came up on a forum that I occasionally post to this morning. I don't know what it is about this concept that annoys… more »

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