April 2004

RISING UP AND RISING DOWN

…his first novel, ”You Bright and Risen Angels,” … narrated the endless struggle, down through history, between insects and electricity.


Dad
Reviews/Words
04/25/04

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Internet commerce

Anything you can do by hand you can do with a computer, in about twice the time.


Dad
Observations
04/24/04

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Whence Language?

Coetzee derives it from song and “the need to fill out with sound the overlarge and rather empty human soul.”


Patrick
Quotes
04/24/04

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Worst Songs Ever

Blender magazine picks their worst 50 songs ever.


Patrick
Recommendations
04/24/04

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Casuistry

Trying to convince somebody of an ethical or moral claim? Try casuistry!


Patrick
Words
04/22/04

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Mice in the Attic

How exactly do mice get all the way up into the attic? The stairs?


Patrick
Questions
04/19/04

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U.S. Military Intervention

What do U.S. military interventions and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture have in common? Not much, but…


Patrick
Recommendations
04/19/04

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Innocence

Pato was in the “tree house” sitting quietly on the upper level.


Dad
Stories
04/15/04

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Improved, yes; good, no

Improvement is not the same as being good, says John Gruber.


Patrick
Quotes
04/14/04

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Family Get-togethers

We need to do things when we’re together, not just sit around.


Patrick
Ideas
04/13/04

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3-D photos

So the lesson for all of us is, never throw anything away. You might need it later.


Dad
Funnies/News/Stories
04/08/04

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The Meaning of Relativity

In other words… the fact that light speed is everywhere the same leads irrefutably to the conclusion that E = mc2.


Dad
Connections/Ideas/Observations/Reviews
04/07/04

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Petrichor

The pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a dry spell.


Patrick
Words
04/07/04

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Banking

I found out later that the bank’s computer (running all by itself again, after a night out drinking) had tried to cash the check and found that my account couldn’t cover it because it was not letting me have the money I had deposited.


Dad
Stories
04/02/04

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Measuring streams

Somebody takes a simplified version of the Bernoulli equation and develops a method for measuring flow in small rivers and streams.


Dad
Ideas
04/02/04

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Summertime

What is everybody up to this summer? I thought I’d put an entry in here so we could have an…


David
Plans
04/02/04

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