Tuesday 29 April 2008, 9:43 pm
I’ve just noticed that I’ve been keeping this blog for a year now. My first post was on the 22nd of April last year. After my recent posting spree, I’m a grand total of 52 posts, which means I’ve posted an average of one post a week. Though I managed to post [...]
Tuesday 29 April 2008, 9:31 pm
For those of you who don’t already know, this coming Saturday has been declared Shutdown Day. As many of you know, I spend far too much time in front of a computer. And computers are pretty energy intensive. I suspect, though I haven’t confirmed this, that my computer usage probably consumes [...]
Tuesday 29 April 2008, 8:43 pm
So, after posting the last book meme, Mike went and published another book meme. Here’s how it goes:
Pick up the nearest book (of at least 123 pages).
Open the book to page 123.
Find the fifth sentence.
Post the next three sentences.
In my case, the closest book was Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Sean B. Carroll. [...]
Saturday 26 April 2008, 12:59 pm
I haven’t posted in a while. To remedy this, I’ve decided to use some memetically generated content, rather than bothering to actually write something original. I noticed this particular meme on some of the science blogs I read. It’s a bit stale now, but it’s my kind of fun.
Below are “106 books of pretension,” [...]