Archive for August 2008


So, either a black US president, or a female VP. Nifty. And not just because the latter nomination won me $4950 odd inkles.


Faith is an interesting concept to try to disentangle from religion. faith n 1: a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; “he lost his faith but not his morality” [syn: {religion}, {faith}, {religious belief}] 2: complete confidence in a person or plan etc; “he cherished the faith of a […]

On Chaos

I’ve been a fan of chaos theory and emergent order for a long time now — the idea that simple rules repeatedly applied build complex and creative results is just beautiful to me, and seeing the same principles apparently apply in different areas — from evolutionary theory to the Wisdom of Crowds — for equally […]