In some project I worked on in the past, I forget which now, we started distinguishing between whether a task was “done”, or “done done”. It’s a useful distinction outside software development. Lately I’ve been feeling that I was done done as a software developer. As people age, there’s a tendency to look back more… Continue reading “Done done”
Why Are We Not Boycotting Academia.edu? I don’t personally find academia.edu’s basic business model to be as inherently “parasitic” as the main participants in the above forum. Though I’m wary of the new proposition on academia.edu of peer reviewing for free, (although to have one’s work peer-reviewed is not free) I’m actually wary of the notion… Continue reading A Quick Response to “Why Are We Not Boycotting Academia.edu? – symposium, Coventry University, 8th December 2015”
“Generally speaking, it is not believed by the vast majority that the American dollar will be overthrown,” Dick Bove, vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital Markets, said in a note. “But it will be, and this defrocking may occur in as short a period as five to 10 years.” Bove uses several metrics… Continue reading Is Janus in the Process of Being Exposed? Or, Is The Global Financial System Collapsing?
The title is specifically not a philosophical or even a moral injunction, but a precept of modern physics. Seven Essential Elements of Quantum Physics Consider, then, the correlation to the following quote: “The pre-Copernican image of the cosmos familiar to us from medieval maps pictures the “universe” opened by the fundamental fantasy, wherein guilt is… Continue reading “What is Not Forbidden is Mandatory”