Monthly Archives: September 2012

Ian Ironwood’s story

I’d consider his story the final remark on the question of whether female solipsism exists. The Private Man posted the story (which is huge) by itself, because it’s only part of the original post (which is an encyclopedia). My favorite … Continue reading

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Day 1: Ouch

Well, I technically hit my quota. But wow, writing and writing well are different things, aren’t they? I wrote a poem to really express my feelings: It’s just the first draft, I can fix it later. It’s not the final … Continue reading

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Numerical linear algebra, day 1 (incomplete)

Typo disclaimer: they will happen because this keyboard is not very sensitive. If you want to alert me to any, please leave a comment like: Typo in p5s1: teh -> the. This will tell me to fix the typo in … Continue reading

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Philosophy and logistics for the book

Good thing I saved a copy of this before publishing. WordPress lost 300 words of it when I hit “publish”. The effort is not without its share of logistical concerns. The Wikiverse has different stylistic demands, different typesetting requirements, and … Continue reading

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30-day writing challenge

I’m going to put the other 30-day challenge on the back burner, because I’m not really invested in it yet and the timing is perfect for this one. Zeke has challenged me to write one page each day for thirty … Continue reading

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The universe is not a closed system with infinite time

There’s going to be some physics talk here, but it’s important to remember this is primarily a philosophical argument over a question of reality and proper definition. Being primarily mathematical in nature, I’ve encountered no good reason to believe that … Continue reading

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Consistency

Zeke asked some tough questions about my Godelian tautology, because he’s a good friend. Knowing what I know about you, I could have seen it coming. You know me better than I do. Eventually responsibility will catch up with you … Continue reading

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Book list update

I’ve been dreading this for a while, because I lost track of my reading list for three months running. On top of that, my spreadsheet got corrupted somehow. Undoubtedly, I’m going to forget some stuff. Which is fine, because I’m … Continue reading

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Day 1

1. Write one or two sentences describing how you believe other people currently perceive you. Those of recent acquaintance think pretty highly of me and my social skills. But I’m not working through a self-help book to congratulate myself. I … Continue reading

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Bitches be crazy, yo

Want to understand women? Read what they read. But be prepared, your misogynistic, oppressive Western literary canon can’t handle these empowered women. Heartiste is having another meme-ification contest at the ch√Ęteau, using everyone’s favorite new whipping boy, 50 Shades of … Continue reading

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