Autumn is always pretty in these parts of Australia.
The Nietzsche Family Circus»
In which my favourite 19th Century horse-fancier makes a shitty comic tolerable through random placement.
As if they were going to be more mysterious than "The Owls Are Not What They Seem". You can’t out mystery Twin Peaks, y’all.
One day I can be as unimpressed as he. But not today.
I was looking at a piece of data today, and was just struck by the beauty of this particular raw chunkette of signal. Something about the bumpy, discontinuous nature of it just made me smile.
Man, days like this are just the best for a hot cuppa
TERRIBLE THINGS: THE LIST»
A constantly updated list of the wonderful things that are happening to my country.
So at the RSPE trivia night (in which my team ABSOLUTELY FLOGGED EVERYONE ELSE mostly because we had my lab mate and a smaller team size), one of the questions was how many Mag 4+ Quakes happened world-wide in the last 30 days.
Turns out it’s just shy of 700.
Also the 3D depth viewer on here is just the fanciest thing, just select a relatively small area of the world with a few quakes in it, and gaze upon the GLORY.
In which minor details are all that matters»
Well son, I might not know much about videograms, but I do know all about trains.
All I need now is a 4-bit PCM system to play A Ballard of Fiedler & Mundt through.
Aww yis built a bunch of little models of the Apollo 11 mission and thought about just how weird the lunar lander actually looks.
It’s odd when you read a dude’s Thesis, think “oh god he’s so much better at everything than me, he even got dedicated data made for him on one of the world’s largest science experiments”, then you check LinkedIn and he’s a business manager in an unrelated IT department now, and then you just feel bad.
— Myself, on severe jealousy that suddenly morphs into sympathy.
Ok, that is over and now there is hope for the future that doesn’t involve me working at burger king
— Myself, on life after the special terror that is “SPOT THE ERRORS AND POOR UNDERSTANDING OF MY FIELD” presentations.
Time for another presentation where all the silly mistakes that were made are dragged kicking & screaming in to the light for all to see.
— Myself, getting ready for a talk in 20 minutes.