A video, brought to you by Slate, titled “How smart are chimps?”Continue reading →
A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel is a book written by two of my high school friends, Gaurav Suri and Hartosh Singh Bal. Continue reading →
An op-ed in today’s NYTimes by William Poundstone about how the web can be used during an election to prevent election fraud. As the article describes Continue reading →
A NYTimes article on word-processing versus writing (or scrivenering??): An interface of one’s own. What stood out was this description of writing being more than just the putting of words on a screen — but rather of seeing it this complex, often non-linear activity…
Scriveners, unlike Word-slaves, have florid psychologies, esoteric requirements and arcane desires. They’re artists. They’re historians. With needs.
Is this a defining moment of our time? One can just hope…Continue reading →
Here is a webpage tabulating the IQ distribution of various jobs. Just from a selfish point of view Continue reading →
…to my new website. It has taken a while, but it is finally here. Of course, as in all things web, this is still a work in progress, but it is getting there. I will be phasing out my old site gradually.
The most significant change has been Continue reading →