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  • “Yosemite Moonrise” – The First Sheet

    October 21, 2019 by

    Nothing is more fitting than arranging some music sheets when I temporarily get to breathe without LaTeX, but still feel like typesetting. Dated March 2018. The full story need to be told at another time.

  • My Personal Device Engravings

    October 20, 2019 by

    I might not qualify as a digital collector / hoarder, yet it is a fact that I did just order another 32GB iPod touch — out of a need to celebrate the end of my UG career, maybe. So I thought I’ll document all the “free† ” Apple laser engravings I’ve got, maybe they chronicle… Read more

  • Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

    September 13, 2019 by

    Here’s to the silence ordained by my thesis writing and other endeavours. I don’t know if there are many more Mid-Autumn festivals I’ll celebrate with all Chinese mythical features upside down. That’s my biggest picture of the moon, from last October.

  • Clockwise

    September 2, 2019 by

    How our species tamed one of the trickiest concepts in the universe without realizing it. Kant’s glove Back in the 1780s — or back when I read a bit about the 1780s in Grade 10 — Immanuel Kant weighed in on a debate between Newton and Leibniz. Although the physical grounds involved in the debate… Read more

  • A “Howard Hughes”-Like Moment

    August 17, 2019 by

    Well, I originally intended a bit more for this post, starting from a recount on how I recently finished watching The Big Bang Theory and a tentative remark on how perhaps it is so popular in China and other markets thanks the translators who would put up on-screen footnotes for all those vague pop culture… Read more

  • StarBox: One Year Later

    August 16, 2019 by

    My website still hosts my original project page here: https://fwphys.com/starbox101/ One officemate of mine recently 3-D printed a tray for his compressed gas vials at Unleash Space, and I suddenly realized how long it had been since I last set foot in there. Again as I would say it, my first artistic sketch file was… Read more

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