Monthly Archives: October 2014

Back to your original program

I just ate half a pound of beef and immediately got an erection. This is a good sign and a bad sign- I’ve got the right idea, but my testosterone has gone poopy. These last few weeks have not been … Continue reading

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Now why would they do that?

Is it so hard to believe that people do bad things on purpose? H-1B records that are critical to research and take up a small amount of storage are set for deletion. “In a notice posted last week, the U.S. … Continue reading

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JCW does dino revenge

Simply incredible. That’s how you do satire. If you’re not up to speed, this is a superversion of Rachel Swirsky’s If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love, which won the Short Story Nebula award and was nominated for a Hugo. … Continue reading

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Time-efficient study methods for marginal people

We marginal types tend to have similar cognitive profiles and knowledge bases: better-than-average general knowledge and general intelligence (which isn’t saying much), and disproportionately high knowledge and genius within our obsessive niche fields (possibly the common causal factor in all … Continue reading

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Further disambiguation of social savantism (MBTI)

When I first discovered MBTI, I read and reread these different type descriptions obsessively until I could quote them. After that, I was able to simply tell people (whom I knew well) which type they were, because in my head … Continue reading

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Hypomanic off days

This is a class of off days that I’ve noticed (off days are those I don’t work). Today is merely an example. Here’s some vocab for reference: Bipolar II. Since I’ve been saying “manic” a lot lately, I should clarify … Continue reading

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Another possible test for lateral thinking ability

I’m far less certain about this one, but it would be easier and may deserve it’s own test run. Anyway, we’ve probably all seen paragraphs like this one: Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr … Continue reading

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