Category Archives: religion

Bullet-Biters And Bomb-Testers

Sometimes serendipity happens. I was trying to think of a way to link together a couple of sections of the Hyperpost book, when I found this old post from Scott Aaronson’s blog Shtetl-Optimised. In it, Aaronson talks about how he’d … Continue reading

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Geeks Dig Metaphors: Paradigm A Dozen

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, all work… This series of posts has become rather longer than the very short thing I was originally going to … Continue reading

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What’s Your Heresy?

I was going to do a Batman post today, but I’ve got annoyed again, so you’ll have to wait. Specifically, I got annoyed by this , something that’s been going round on the internet for a few days. It calls … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 14/09/09

Well, if I’d realised how many hits a blog gets just from saying “Beatles”, I’d have done that years ago. Beatles Beatles Beatles… you have a go… I do hope some of you stick around and read my other stuff … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 22/07/09

Sorry for the lack of posting over the last few days, but I was unprepared for the amount of vitriol that came at me for that “Ten Things…” post (not, I hasten to add, from my regular reader/commenters, who mostly … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 29/04/09

I’ve been too tired to blog properly for a couple of days – the migraine mentioned in the last post was actually a symptom of me coming down with some minor infection – not bad enough to keep me from … Continue reading

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You Damned Sadist! You’re Trying To Make Them Think!

Debi has a fascinating post today on ‘the FedEx arrow’ – on the way that once you’ve seen subtext in a work, you can’t unsee it, and the various reactions that can come from that. Now, I’m not really one … Continue reading

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