Monthly Archive: June 2010

Jun 30

Asymptotic Understanding

What I learned from mystical language: In Search of Truth in a World of Language It struck me in philosophy class. Ancient Philosophy. The year was 1993. Bang, how do you solve Zeno’s paradox? Hmmm, what is wrong with most philosophical questions? It came again in the course on knowing. A priori, A posteriori. Humbug. …

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Jun 13

Europe Tour Post 4

(I will get back to post 3)

Stockholm

Stockholm The conference is ending, and I am leave right before the final dinner. Vans take us to the train station. I plug in my ticket confirmation number to the machine to get my ticket printed. (Someone points out the little British flag, so it displays in …

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Jun 13

Europe Tour Post 2

June 3 – Thursday Reworking Last night was quite a sight. First, it doesn’t get dark here until past midnight and starts getting light by 3am. So when I say sight, I mean you can see clearly. I also mean to say – there was something to see. The 1700 participants at Rework are housed …

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Jun 06

Europe Tour Post 1

I am sitting in seat 32 of a bus I didn’t plan to take. This is an accident. However, 32 is my lucky number, so let’s say it is a happy accident. I sat here without knowing I was choosing my lucky number. And so it goes. We often don’t even know when happy accidents …

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