Sneaking out through the gate at night, my headlamp was a bit too much. Some farm animals were not far from me. Grazing or simply standing. The sheep's big eyes reflected my light with confusion and mild annoyance. Some would call it uncanny to make eye contact with a group of sheep in the dark, … Continue reading Before moonrise
An essay from a century ago that I learned about in middle school literature class. Peanuts Hsü Ti-shan （1893 - 1941） There was a small plot of empty land behind our house. My mother said, “it’s quite a shame to leave it uncultivated. You like eating peanuts so much, so why don’t you plant some … Continue reading [FWD.] Peanuts
As much as I’ve been evidently doing so, I generally make an effort not to write about physics in search of the topical. A toy ambulance on my office desk serves as the warning, but perhaps not tonight. I feel a need to mark my reactions upon reading a certain paper that came out recently, … Continue reading Serious; Overhyped
I've never really had photo albums dedicated to one car, seen one time only. Well, even my 2018 Visit to Petersen Los Angeles didn't earn a blog post. That said, tonight thanks to Auckland University FSAE team and their sponsors, I was fortunate to have spent a lot of time near a McLaren Elva, with … Continue reading Rendezvous with Elva
The most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible. Albert Einstein Well, to call my visit tonight an impression isn't quite fair. For the entire duration that I've studied and worked at Auckland Science, this display has been here. First curated by Prof. Bob Doran himself, and later in his honor and … Continue reading The Bob Doran Museum of Computing – Impressions
Please scroll down to proceed. https://youtu.be/C54GXlNI4Nw Stills gallery The images below were generated on a text prompt alone.
For a while now, since June actually, I slept every night oblivious to the vicinity of priceless artifacts to my abode. Thanks to a joint venture between Auckland Museum and certain ex-pirate organization, many large pieces of authentic Greek artifacts were put on display in New Zealand for the first time in history. On the … Continue reading Ancient Greeks Exhibition – Thoughts and images