Emma receives a letter from her older self telling her to never visit certain places. She visits them anyway. The conclusion to her journey begins.
Summary: In which I tell my experience of the Earth's Last Day. The Last Day on Earth was on a Tuesday. I made no eulogy, didn’t spout no tragic poetry, nor did I make any pompous bluster. I was just there to take readings. Don’t worry, no one else was there. Humanity, or whatever loose… Continue reading The Last Day
Note: Greetings, all. I apologize for not updating in forever. Life has really been keeping me busy. I must also admit that it's been difficult to write non-fiction items. Not only is it hard to add anything to the substantive debates in science, trying to write on things that are only accessible through paywalls is… Continue reading The Memorial
Recently, I've been reading The Hydrogen Sonata, by Iain M. Banks. Banks, unfortunately deceased, was a huge inspiration to me, activating those special science-fiction loving neurons of mine and taking my imagination far beyond the realm of the possible. I won't bore you with details about his work, but they sprang from a fearsome mind, eager… Continue reading Comparing Yourself to Others
Go to any bookstore or check the millions of blogs out there and you'll find a significant percentage that claim to help you reset your life, find success, or become a superhero. Invariably, they'll start with a long spiel about the author's CV which ends with them finding their passion and making money by telling… Continue reading I Will Teach You to Work