Month: November 2005

  • image-less

    due to ridiculous amounts of largely unwelcome traffic from google image searches i have removed all the photo galleries from my site.. which is a bit sad and wasn’t completely necessary because i could have just rejigged the locations so they weren’t indexed but i got a £320 bandwidth bill earlier in the year due…

  • An Example of Knowledge Use

    Before discussing actual experiments, let’s consider a somewhat simplified example of how you might normally learn a new category, namely a trip to the zoo. This situation can be used to illustrate the specific uses of knowledge to be discussed and can be contrasted with the typical psychology experiment using artificial stimuli. Suppose on a…

  • midwife astrology fallacy

    i am sure you all recall the oft quoted ‘fact’ in arguments against astrology that the midwife exerts a greater gravitational force on your birth than all the planets out there. It’s a lie! http://onemonkey.org/midwife.htm Well I did a few calculations and this turns out to be false. my standard fallacy falsifier is itself fallacious. In…

  • words and worlds

    before the first of november this story did not exist.. and even now i have yet to write very much of it.. but in the short time i have been plotting it and in the few parts i have sketched out i have experienced something essential about it.. i have created a new world.. even…

  • Bodidharma’s Eyelids – Chapter 2

    Chapter 2 London, Tuesday 17th December Doctor Whittard, the chief Librarian, was not a happy man. The biggest problem when running a government department that does not officially exist is the filling in of forms. Government runs on paperwork and in order to get anything done, the appropriate forms have to be filled in. Fully…

  • Bodhidharma’s Eyelids – Chapter 1 (cont.)

    He went to the fridge to replace the milk. On the third shelf was a single man’s black leather shoe. It was a left shoe, it looked expensive and it had not been there this morning. Lipton knew without looking that it was size ten and a half. The rainbow trout stuffed head first into…

  • Membrane and Neurophysics

    http://www.biochem.mpg.de/mnphys/ Neuron from rat brain on a linear array of field-effect transistors. The ionic current in the cell interacts with the electronic current in the silicon. cool

  • fall out

    one of the most guilty dreams i’ve ever had was probably inspired by terminator.. nuclear war had broken out and naturally i had been selected as one the essential people to go into the network of underground bunkers.. that made me feel special and it got even better when i discovered that all the women…

  • The Tea Home Page

    http://www.tea.co.uk/ as word of explanation all my characters are likely to be named after tea.. i checked the tea home page for inspiration and was very disturbed by this picture.. nothing like that is going in the book but that’s going to be in my nightmares.

  • Bodhidarma’s Eyelids

    Holy priests, in admiration of Buddha, Went to the west, leaving the east: Bodhidharma, disliking Buddha, Came to the east, leaving the west. They will meet at the tea house of Awakening.. But alas! This was in a dream. Words and pictures by Bon-Sengai in veneration of the first Zen monastery in Japan Lipton went…