A few thoughts on civility 24 July 2018 in society
Being civil doesn't mean accepting disruptions to the liberal democratic order.
How many atoms are there in an amoeba? 23 July 2017 in text posts about nothing
I asked this question of my father when I was 4 years old. This is his answer.
2016 1 January 2017 in text posts about nothing
2016 was a terrible year for the world, but a great year for me.
Australia should not adopt electronic voting 11 July 2016 in technical
There's been some talk recently about electronic voting in Australia. Here are my thoughts on why we shouldn't move away from the paper voting system.
RC return statement 30 June 2016 in text posts about nothing
A few reflections on my time at the Recurse Center.
Reflections on New York City 28 June 2016 in travel
I've been here three months now, and I love this city.
Django's QuerySet union isn't quite what it seems 27 June 2016 in technical
Django claims that QuerySets support a union operator. It turns out that doesn't actually give you a union of two query sets, and it can silently munge your query.
Your RDBMS has cool features 26 June 2016 in technical
There are plenty of cool features in relational database management systems (e.g. PostgreSQL, MariaDB). It turns out it actually makes sense to use them when building applications.
Liking problematic media 12 May 2016 in society
Sometimes it's nice to enjoy things that aren't so nice. And that might be okay, as long as you are willing to acknowledge its problems. (Note that this post uses and discusses strong profanity, gendered and racist slurs.)
Non-proofs 19 April 2016 in technical
I've enjoyed reading a few spurious proofs today
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