Domains of knowledge I’ve never gotten around to learning

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
  • Fashion
  • Dark Arts
  • Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
  • General Relativity
  • Algebraic Topology
  • Python, Go, C++
  • JavaScript and modern Web client tech

I’m Alive

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Just a quick note for anyone who cares (and still has Internet themselves) that Hurricane Sandy has so far not materially affected me or my family. We’re all fine. Power, water, phone, and Internet all remain on in the apartment.

Those of you who’ve visited me at home know that we live on one the highest points in Brooklyn several stories up. According to the evacuation maps, we’re good through at least a Category 3 and maybe worse. We have plenty of food and water. Cancelled subway service will eventually become problematic, but for now we’re just riding it out.

Marjorie 1997-2012

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Blue British Shorthair Cat
October 1997-February 13, 2012
We will miss you.

On Call Over New Year’s

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

I’m on call over New Year’s so no major plans for the holiday. Anticipating getting a lot of little things done around the apartment since I can’t get too far from a net connection. Otherwise I’d be tempted to drive out to Suffolk to chase Trumpeter Swan A60 which might well become the first accepted New York State record for this species. Maybe it will stick around till next weekend.

Shayna 1997-2010

Friday, September 17th, 2010

December 1, 1997-September 17, 2010
We will miss you.

The Most Important Books I’ve Ever Read

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Not necessarily the best books I’ve ever read, but these are the ones that changed my life (in no particular order):