Tag Archives: thinking

Supercritical

I don’t know how it came up, but while we were at the beach Hero ended up explaining sublimation to my little sister S.  Hero and I both took a semester of thermodynamics in college, but there was plenty we … Continue reading

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Because clearly I think too much

This morning over breakfast I spent quite a long time wondering how we would handle it if we had another child and it was born intersex (hermaphrodite.)  (Yes, my brain is weird.  I did warn you.) I’ve got a few … Continue reading

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Coruscation

Hero is soldering new circuits for his Arduino kit.  I’m not entirely clear on what he’s making, but one of them is a bunch of LED lights, and one of them is a variable-resistance strip that will probably become a … Continue reading

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Sudoku

I was thinkin’ about sudoku last night.  I tend to play sudoku online to relax and kill time, especially when I’m mostly waiting for Beauty to go to sleep.  It’s fun to see the numbers fit together. I’ve noticed that … Continue reading

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Sea of Data

I’ve seen quite a bit lately about the Internet age and the huge piles of data it produces.  The latest issue of Wired had an article about hunch.com, which is essentially moving towards social networking through data-mining, though their focus … Continue reading

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