Dineen Hall

[Dineen Hall viewed from northwest corner]

September 9, 2017 / The building that houses the College of Law at Syracuse: modern, but not too chilly.

Read ‘Dineen Hall’

[“Experience Physics” blue and red neon sign]

Experience Physics

September 5, 2017 / Observed on campus: some fancy neon signage in the Physics building.

[detail of Golisano Children’s Hospital]

Golisano Children’s Hospital

September 4, 2017 / Syracuse architecture: this is the best-dressed hospital in town.

[Kurt Vonnegut: Breakfast of Champions - detail]

Inheritance

December 24, 2016 / About sixteen years ago a friend urged me to read Vonnegut and it took me until last week to do it.

[Adam Goodes - detail]

Who’s standing up to symbolic violence?

June 5, 2015 / Pavlovian case study Andrew Bolt versus Indigenous footballer Adam Goodes.

[Fortress, cropped]

‘But I’m demilitarized!’

April 18, 2015 / “Even without your principle armament, I bet you could waste planets if you wanted to—”

[Gondwana fossil map]

Science, duty, and maybe love

August 30, 2014 / A remarkable scientific discovery emerged from the tragedy of Scott’s fatal Antarctic voyage.

[coloured blocks]

Intro to Bitcoin

March 16, 2014 / Been listening to and reading some discussions of Bitcoin, so this is where I’ll keep track of the good ones.

[Apple Feedback form]

Restore ‘Show plain text alternative’

December 24, 2013 / A lot could be said about Mail.app, but for now at least fix the missing plain text option.

[From the Ashes]

The tragedy of Tohoku

April 20, 2013 / We have to look at what happened to Japan with clear eyes if we are ever going to get a grip on nuclear power in the years to come.