We must all be feminists now

[conifer cones]

December 6, 2017 / Patriarchy is at the root of everything. Until women have as much power as men, we won’t be able effectively to confront the existential threats to the species or even to common decency.

Read ‘We must all be feminists now’

[Dineen Hall viewed from northwest corner]

Dineen Hall

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

[“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.