Category Archives: General Drivel


I have never had anything to say. I have only become better at shutting up.


Cat’s Cradle

“Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly;
Man got to sit and wonder ‘why, why, why?’
Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land;
Man got to tell himself he understand.”

-Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Cradle

Google reverses the arrow of time


Obviously, still in beta.


1. On Bohmian mechanics.

2. Innate beat induction in humans.

3. Correlation between IQ and cognative biases.

4. A letter that I too would like to see.

5. Theodosius Dobzhansky on evolution.

And the Brits again

Stupidest quote of the day (thus far):

You only have to take a 10-minute ride in a tuk-tuk here to see how virtuosity and the ability to react quickly and improvise, as thousands of scooters, lorries, buses, cars, bicycles, rickshaws and cows compete for road space, are embedded in India’s DNA. Coping with a cricket ball as the sole moving object is a cinch after that.

About the messiah

The snarking was long overdue.

The epilogue

First we get this winding list from the McCain campaign. And then the Swedes decide to make things interesting.

All this when we know of a much simpler solution. Bah!