Broke in Taxachusetts: a travel diary
(Tue Aug 12, 2014 at 01:12:21 PM EST) gzt
, urban life
In which our plucky hero goes to a conference and meets imaginary internet friends.
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the aims of education
long speech, I've linked it before, but I was reminded of it by a conversation here.
The Aims of Education
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We've been watching a little bit of Adventure Time. It's fantastic. It's all about imagination and fun and pals. Great for kids, but intelligent enough for adults. You all should watch all of it. I'm amazed it took me this long to start watching.
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and stuff goes on
I wound a few things down, so now I have a little less stress. I turned in all my outstanding homework in numerical analysis, I'd been sitting on one or two problems for weeks.
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confusticate and bebother these dwarves
(Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 10:17:25 AM EST) gzt
less nervous energy today, which is good.
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more stuff and things.
had a performance check-in at work, seems i'm doing pretty okay and they're trying to get more money for me. it was suggested that we wait for something or other, some nonsense, and i suggested they do it now. the manager liked my reasoning, so she'll run it up the flagpole.
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We watched Inside Job last night. It was all right, I think it was a very clear explanation of the financial crisis with minimal grandstanding and propagandizing (more than the Enron documentary, far less than a Michael Moore documentary).
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Welcome to Horsetown.
Here's a horse.
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There's no right way to hit a woman.
(Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 02:06:39 PM EST) gzt
Ah, Captain Kirk, you always have the best bits of advice for emo teens with supernatural powers.
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G20 nations as animals
(Sun Mar 29, 2009 at 12:40:46 AM EST) Statistics
So if you're like me, you've often wondered: what animals
would the G20 nations be, if you compared their
to the average
North American mammals.
Well, the answers are inside!
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