Life is like a grapefruit

Arr! Welcome home, me hearties! Best welcome mat ever (taken with the worst cellphone camera ever).

Posted on 2008/11/30 in personal | Tagged home | Leave a comment


I wrote a really long post here detailing the last couple of days, covering Thanksgiving, Black Friday, eating too much, drinking way too much, and generally struggling to get to all systems working within operational parameters. However, I don’t really want this blog to just be a journal of events that I might look back […]

Posted on 2008/11/29 in personal | Tagged NaNoWriMo, Thanksgiving, world of warcraft | Leave a comment

Thanksgiving | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine

Link: Thanksgiving | Cosmic Variance | Discover Magazine This is one of the simplest descriptions of the spin-statistics theorem, one of the most important results from quantum mechanics, that I’ve read. Everyone should read this to get a glimpse at how important quantum theories are to our everyday life.

Posted on 2008/11/28 in personal | Leave a comment

One week

The title of this post is misleading: The family has been in San Francisco for more than a week, and I’ve been at work at the new job for two weeks, but somehow it feels like this is the first week that I’ve actually been here. I obviously can’t write much about what I’m up […]

Posted on 2008/11/24 in personal | Tagged eating out, san francisco, weekend | Leave a comment

Thank you to Wil Wheaton for this 5 minutes that made my night.

Posted on 2008/11/23 in personal | Tagged monty python, star trek | Leave a comment

I can stop whenever I want

I bet you’d thought I’d forgotten all about you, and was going to continue with lame updates that were just reblogs of other peoples’ far more inspired efforts. Well I didn’t, but I have been incredibly busy. Playing WoW. Well not just that, though it was the focus of the weekend. I’m getting ahead of […]

Posted on 2008/11/18 in personal | Tagged brunch, mmorpg, warhammer online, work, world of warcraft | Leave a comment

A high-resolution image of earth-rise on the moon. Not upscaled, not digitally enhanced, the data was always there, just unreadable. NASA have now read it and released it. via

Posted on 2008/11/17 in personal | Tagged space porn | Leave a comment

Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life. Lord Byron (via kari-shma)

Posted on 2008/11/16 in personal | Leave a comment

Your Weekly Address from the President-elect | The Obama-Biden Transition Team Not that the content is not important, but what is more important is the choice of medium. This is a fantastic start to the promised transparency of Obama’s administration, and shows a rare understanding of how to speak directly to the public.

Posted on 2008/11/15 in personal | Tagged obama | Leave a comment

Please. Someone wipe the drool from my chin.

Posted on 2008/11/14 in personal | Tagged trailer, watchmen | Leave a comment

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