One of the most impressive discoveries was the origin of the energy of the stars, that makes them continue to burn. One of the men who discovered this was out with his girlfriend the night after he realized that nuclear reactions must be going on in the stars in order to make them shine. She said “Look … Continue reading The Opposite of Loneliness
There are bright sides of whimsically cracking open a non-crucial device in one's e-antiques box, of course.
I've never imagined opening up my electronic antique box again and have any device in it receive an OS update reminder, let alone one from Apple.Despite this, obsolescence is the only thing here to stay.Excerpt Today, along with iOS 12.4, which is going to be the last iOS release that runs on my current iPod … Continue reading iOS 9.3.6 and iOS 10.3.4
A fantastical encounter. Version 5F I. She saw mountains in her dream. The Sun, joined by a few distant silver crescents, illuminates one side of her dome window as Ann wakes up in the control chamber, rejuvenated, but still slightly fatigued, thanks to the prolonged weightlessness. Slightly disoriented, she takes a brief moment to confirm … Continue reading Drops of Europa
Welcome to the Nebulous Future An Introduction to Complex Systems A Speech at Toastmasters, February 21st, 2018 Toastmaster, members and guests, good evening. [Newton's Dream] Around three hundred years ago, after setting the foundations of Calculus (ahem), Sir Isaac Newton wrote down his three laws of motion. First - A body will stay at rest … Continue reading Welcome to the Nebulous Future: Speech at Toastmasters on Campus
Wrong me; Smite me. Betray me; Teach me. Plan it not. Regret it not. In silence one hears patience; Through mist I feel the path. It came to me, Sleepless hearts, What they create. What they've done. So irrationally, I seek reason; In all, Is there a better illusion? Same to you, My dearest friend. … Continue reading Sleepless Hearts, #2
A letter from "AC" to a newly formed star. The word “to create” can be understood as “to verify a theory”, if you wish.
It's procrastination gone awry, in a way.