‘But I’m demilitarized!’

[Fortress, cropped]

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

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[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.

[El Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina]

‘Compromised molecular structure’

February 17, 2013 / This is the decade in which web developers who are travel writers have blogs and take pictures on SLR cameras and that’s deemed “old school.”

[North Main Street in fog]

Way of the future

December 3, 2012 / My response to the proposed Wesleyan Bookstore relocation.


Regarding the sound of falling leaves

November 18, 2012 / Snow has a sound, it’s true, but the tone of leaves falling in autumn is somehow more surprising.

[highway patrol closing in]

Straight to the pool room

July 20, 2012 / Lots of new additions, changes, comments and possibilities for lovers of Aussie movies.

[Haitians protest against MINUSTAH]


September 17, 2011 / The BBC reports that some Haitians regard the U.N. as an occupying force, which is something of an understatement considering what’s going on.