When I was in university, I had a crazy idea of building a database of everything that happened in the 1980's. I suspect this came about because of playing far too much Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and being disappointed that at a certain point you hit a wall where …read more
One of the hobbies I've gotten back into over the past few years has been watching anime. Some of the newer stuff is really good, and it's a great way to unwind after a long day of work. This page will grow as I find new things to recommend.
I've been on an Umberto Eco kick recently, dipping through his fiction bestsellers The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum. I've just finished Travels in Hyperreality, a collection of Eco's essays from the 1960's through the 80's.
The centerpiece of the book is his essay on Hyperreality, a concept …read more
Another year, and another reflection on the bits of wisdom hard-earned and learned.
Be your own personal Santa Claus
It was after reading the 'Hedonism Handbook' I started to realise I didn't expend much effort in keeping myself happy. I get by with fairly simple needs, all told, but I …
Page 1 / 24 »