Month: October 2004

  • nanowrimo a go go

    http://nanowrimo.org/ last night I figured out an ending for my november novel.. this is a double-edged sword, on one side it is a great ending and so I know where the book is going and where i have to get to, On the other, i’ve less excuse for not actually wimping out of this undertaking..…

  • boot me up

    We saw these fantastic boots at the Eroticon 2003 at Olympia New Rock Boots but they don’t make them in my size 😉 so i wear.. RM Williams

  • flying dalek rats

    meanwhile, down at the university of Florida they’re building an army of brains in vats GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida scientist has grown a living ìbrainî that can fly a simulated plane, giving scientists a novel way to observe how brain cells function as a network. The ìbrainî — a collection of 25,000…

  • Ferrets in the Matrix

    In what is clearly a naked attempt to win an Ignobel, Michael Weliky at Rochester has got ferrets to watch the Matrix on DVD, while they had wires coming out the back of their head so he could watch what they were thinking. In grown-up ferrets, he discovered patterns of neural activity which correlated significantly…

  • Comments are now allowed again!!

    Oops! As a result of the last ‘upgrade’ I managed to break the “Add a comment” feature and cos it was broken no-one could comment on the fact it was broken.. It should be fixed now.. 😮

  • Bushbot? Make the lie higher.

    This is the first article I’ve seen about the presidential race that includes references from Acta Psychologica or the Psychological Bulletin.. as some guy tries to persuade us that the NLP cues prove that Bush was wired in the debates and was listening to prompts. Bellaciao – Bushís Eyes Speak Volumes But this particular argument…

  • nanowrimo

    http://www.nanowrimo.org As if I don’t have enough to do with my time I’ve decided to sign up for the National Novel Writing month (aka nanowrimo). The aim is to write a novel of at least 50,000 words in the month of november. As my friend YoJimbo says the way to write a novel is to…

  • Richard Herring is a whimsical man

    We wandered the extensive gardens of the home together and came to a steep grassy bank. When I was six it would have been the most exciting thing in the world to roll down this. But now I was 36 and had an expensive phone and camera in my pockets. So I put the electronic…

  • damn my eyes

    A & B really are the same it gets worse if you scroll the page up and down a bit more here

  • Nights at the Circus

    oh what fools you were to eschew our company on this night of nights.. the others can so easily confirm my story whensoever they should choose to. oh, but that you should have been part of our motley crew. what a night! what goings on . but perhaps i should start at the beginning, the…

  • The Imp of the Perverse

    He’s the little voice which pleads with you throw yourself off a tall building or take ‘passenger action’ on the undergrind. In the Baroque Cycle, Neal Stephenson infects Half-cocked Jack Shaftoe with it, though unlike most of us, he acts on his Impish whims. So far it’s been the rare occasion where i’ve climbed on…

  • FridgeMagnet

    http://www.fridgemagnet.org.uk

  • the dream theory of genetic variability

    sometime ago now (the night of 9th/10th May to be precise) I dreamt I was explaining this theory to Ailsa; that individuals who are at extremes on some measure of population variability would show greater variability in other independent(?) measures. Not sure if this theory exists or if it is true or the exact opposite…