Emma Watson’s excellent speech came to my attention yesterday. Today I read this article on death, mainly because I figured it would help inform Old Man Hero. Somewhere in the midst of the second article I remembered one of Watson’s bits about men: I want men to take up this mantle so their daughters, sisters and […]
The unreliable narrator is a concept commonly used in discussing literature that uses deceit of the reader as part of its storytelling technique. Basically, if parts of the story are revealed – or, sometimes, inferred – to be objectively false, then the narrator is unreliable. Rereading Victory, it occurs to me that I think of this kind of narrator as a […]
Nerds: Go to this. Register on their site for an exhibition-only pass (it’s free) and then GO TO THE EXHIBITION. So many robots and lasers and even an Oculus Rift DK2!
This morning I got up at 9:45, 15 minutes after I nominally start work. I had woken up at 6:45AM, which is 15 minutes prior to my desired rising time. I remember taking a long moment at that earlier hour to consider getting up before deciding to let myself doze until my alarm sounded at 7. […]
Originally published at Amazon I’m covered with nine kinds of filth, but then Fudge is gone. Every time I try to gasp in a lungful, I wonder if he never got the better end of the deal. Fudge never really enjoyed my company anyway, not as such. Oh, he’d smile and nod my way […]
OMH hasn’t been touched for a long time, which is frustrating, but it continues to colour my filter over the world. Last night my girlfriend sent me this quote, which, as she points out, is a beautiful way to say it: “I carry your heart (I carry it in my heart) – e.e. cummings And […]
After seeing this article today, I just wanted to pause long enough to recognize, once again, that this is the thing I see changing pretty much everything in everyday life. If I had my druthers, I’d start a company with a mobile house printer and a bulk food printer and that car printer with, maybe, an Open […]