“Do you just… apply theory to everything?” – Eurah Hashtags are really just human classification of metadata – information which is traditionally used by computers to classify data. Does this mean that there’s this strange human-computer collaboration / hybrid happening? Given the NSA disclosure that they were snooping on conversations but “it’s ok since it’s […]
a feat requiring years of retraining of the mind and sensory organs, a painstaking human rewiring, or upgrade, if you will, while on the ground the general sees his and disparate other contemporary narratives play out simultaneously, indeed as the emerging market equity trader does, and as the rapid-fire TV remote user and the multiple-computer-window […]
I’ve finally finished cleaning out my aggregation of all of my Jeopardy observes into one post, so it’s time to share them out.
Posts can be found here and my compilation of social media comments can be found here. Passwords are [redacted – please contact me if interested]
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I looked at the history because the 2016 election (and 4chan shenanigans) basically catapulted this obscure Egyptian god into internet fame. (Wikipedia version here)
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When an engineer brags that they don’t like fiction That their bookmarks are filled of Medium articles and business koans Isn’t there something lost? You can not consume all the media in the world You can not consume all the media you want to consume You can not consume all the media you need to […]
Floor Dreyfus Five, thy postdoc lies
Of his drinks are caffeinate;
Bloodshot orbs that were his eyes;
Written code won't terminate,
Making loops quite intricate.
Going down the infinite,
PIs ask for "Progress, yet?"
Hark! now I hear them - knock-knock, "nyet".
with apologies to Shakespeare
This is an old post – I took the picture on Feb. 4th, 2016 and only have now gotten around to doing the write up for this. I was in 38-4, the EECS office, in order to get some paperwork signed and found this really cool map posted on one of the cubicle walls – […]
Rusch and I were looking at the 3D version of MIT on Google Maps and noticing that 1) their 3D modeling of Stata is INSANELY GOOD 2) the dome could use some help. Today, I found this art project which goes more into depth of what was going on:http://rhizome.org/editorial/2012/jul/31/universal-texture/http://www.postcards-from-google-earth.com/ Sharing this because I know that […]
Talk about the most unforgettable experience you’ve ever had (500 words) Calling something “the most unforgettable” is kind of weird. At first, when I read this prompt, I was very confused. I know that the question is fishing for BIG events – the windsurfing in the Caribbean, the mission trip in Africa, y’know, the stuff […]