Category Archives: better thinking

Attention is everything. Onward and upward!

Light Exercise FTW

This post by almost-polyphaser Marco Calvo Cruz (I know, somebody won the name lottery, right?) has a bit of information in it that I feel kind of Duh for having never focused on before (at least, I don’t think I … Continue reading

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One million one

There are a million things I could be writing instead, but today I had to remind every facet of myself that judgment is bullshit.  Every measuring-device we invent and hold up to ourselves is wildly flawed, and every decision we … Continue reading

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Give me back that word, you aren’t ready to use it yet: “Community”

There are some words I just want to yank away from people and put on a high shelf until they're big enough to know better. "Community" is one of them.  There've been some particularly egregious violations of this word in … Continue reading

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Words, Numbers, Lives, and Law: Things that Matter

Okay.  I haven't had a lot of time for blogging lately, but this is important.  I'm not a journalist.  But I *am* a type of logician, and this one logical fail going on seemingly everywhere in my country is causing insane levels … Continue reading

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Blanket Distrust

(no no, not distrust of blankets. we like blankets. they’re like towels, but they mean business. the fully-automatic not-effing-around of douglasadamsian towels.) (but I digress, before I’ve begun. BECAUSE THAT’S HOW I ROLL, obviously.) It’s hard to know what thoughts … Continue reading

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Penguicon Report And How

Dear holy crapgods wow. Penguicon was — as always, granted — amazing. Still just one of the best cons anywhere. This time I just did the one polyphasic talk — I’ve done two in past years, to give room for … Continue reading

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The power of defaults: Exercise

Greetings from Penguicon! The polyphasic sleep panel is tomorrow; today is full of teaching and learning martial arts and other great stuff; in short, I could barely be happier if Buddha showed up and demanded it. ;P I thought of … Continue reading

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