Monthly Archives: December 2013

Needa get me summa dat

Noopept, courtesy Lazer76 at the Neanderhall: Effect of the novel dipeptide nootropic agent noopept and its metabolite cyclo-L-prolylglycine on the transcallosal evoked potential in the rat brain The effect of new nootropic dipeptides–noopept (N-phenylacetyl-L-prolylglycine, GVS-111) and its metabolite (cyclo-L-prolylglycine)–and a … Continue reading

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The sublime aesthetic (part one)

I intend for this to be a brief introduction to a musical idea that is simple to recognize and difficult to reproduce. It already existed in my mind, but I’ve found a possible use for it as a mind virus. … Continue reading

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Lights out

Cross-posted. Nighty-night routine completely finished. I'm very satisfied with it. For one, I practice a certain amount of basic sleep hygiene, like avoiding caffeine and cardiovascular exercise before sleeping (10 hours beforehand and 5 hours, respectively). Lifting is less bad … Continue reading

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Harvard bomber caught because he used Tor

Slashdot got this one wrong. As usual, Schneier got it right, which merely highlights the importance of trusting in individuals rather than organizations for due diligence and competence: Eldo Kim sent an e-mail bomb threat to Harvard so he could … Continue reading

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Adderall, part 1

This comment thread kinda jump-started me on a post I’ve been thinking about doing. ADHD is very real and can be easily diagnosed with a brain scan but that’s too expensive to actually do (thought patterns are radically different from … Continue reading

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More education research blah blah blah

Aside from an underlying philosophical difference, Steve Sailer and I agree on most matters pedagogical. (He thinks school is a good thing gone rotten and I think it’s a rotten thing and people are just making the best of it.) … Continue reading

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Predicted this years ago

Imperial has-been and island nation Londonistan is leading the international community into the dysgenic cyberpunk future. Possibly ground zero for the great war between the West and the Mohammedans, we’ll see. The bomb made everything all weird; the superviruses are … Continue reading

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