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2018-08-22: Apocalypse, told in ivy. VI. Door of the seer, cont’d.

2018-08-21: Apocalypse, told in ivy. VI. Door of the seer. It’s sealed shut.

2018-08-21: Glimpses of glory. Church has been holding prayer/revival nights. We came, some several hundreds of us, with hands …

2018-08-21: Diversity and infrastructure. Thanks everyone for the kind words about my post on diversity. @jgmac1106 brings up a great point - …

2018-08-21: Apocalypse, told in ivy. V. The system of the world, cont’d.

2018-08-20: Diversity on Micro.blog, from a minority viewpoint. There’s been a bit of hand-wringing in the Micro.blog community about its apparent lack of …

2018-08-19: Apocalypse, told in ivy. V. The system of the world. Every branch is a thread is a life. The history …

2018-08-19: Apocalypse, told in ivy. IV. Framing device. The ivy knows how to compose a story.

2018-08-18: Fistfuls of interesting words. Curious objects. Jupiter Trojans. Sungrazer comets. Centaur minor planets. Shatter cones. Shocked …

2018-08-18: Hello, @vasta. Sending a calling card to say that I’m following you. I’ve enjoyed …

2018-08-18: Apocalypse, told in ivy. III. A blow struck.

2018-08-17: Apocalypse, told in ivy. II. Vine.

2018-08-17: Hugo is a winner. Installed Hugo and playing with it. This is incredible. All the laboriousness of coding webpages has …

2018-08-17: Apocalypse, told in ivy. I. Fractals, cont’d.

2018-08-17: Apocalypse, told in ivy. I. Fractals. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth by speaking the language of mathematics, the …

2018-08-17: I got myself a domain. Watch out, cyberspace, Vega has claimed territory.

2018-08-16: Today’s unusual words: tokamak and theremin. Both curious objects, both loanwords from …

2018-08-15: 🎵 Good set now playing on Bassdrive. The Prague Connection hosted by Blofeld, August 13th, 2018.

2018-08-15: Word List: Traveller Returning. (incomplete) Alexandria. Atlantis. Alhaerie. Byzantium. Ctesiphon. Damascus. El Dorado. Ecbatana. Firenze. …

2018-08-15: Word List: Greeklings. archon. exarch. sphinx. amphiptere. polis. hyaline. makhaira. spatha. chiliarch. basileus. …

2018-08-15: 📚 Book Review: The Gatekeeper, by Nuraliah Norasid. The Gatekeeper, by Nuraliah Norasid. Read July 2018. An urban fantasy novel set in a world heavily …

2018-08-15: Dream. I dreamt about AR last night. We were in a room in a building (apartment block? hotel?) chilling out …

2018-08-13: Webdesign, the state of the art. At last, an article that explains the state of the art. Now I have a framework of reference for how …

2018-08-12: 💡 Things I looked up today. Dusted off my very old, very neglected domain to see if I can link it …

2018-08-09: 📚 Now reading: Tathea by Anne Perry

2018-08-04: 📝 “Tools for conviviality,” by way of this post. (Thanks, @ayjay.) How to build a …

2018-08-04: 🎮 Recently played Cultist Simulator. Cultist Simulator, by Alexis Kennedy/Weather Factory. A roguelike game where you build and lead a …

2018-08-02: Currently thinking. My personal difficulties with the narratives of lack and disability prevalent in …

2018-08-01: 💡Things I looked up today. Trawling through Wiktionary’s exhaustive list to make a list of …

2018-07-31: Weird webring idea of the day. There ought to be a webring for lists of words. Surely there are other logophilic nerds like me out …

2018-07-31: 📝To silence the devil of Should. Last night, desperate to meet a deadline I couldn’t put off anymore, I started writing again. …

2018-07-28: The blood moon this morning, about 6.20am.

2018-07-27: Contemplating a timeline and the value of online presence. I’ve been wondering how to bring humanity back into the act of Following Someone on Social …

2018-07-27: 💡Things I looked up and learnt today. Apropos of a bag of potting mix, the head groundskeeper at my workplace told me about integrated …

2018-07-25: Little soul, little wanderer, little charmer / Body’s guest and companion / To what places …

2018-07-25: 💡Recently learnt: How to make stock from bones. Huge thanks to the local butcher who sells chicken …

2018-07-24: 💡Things I looked up today. The Great Australian Bight. How opals are graded into precious and potch. …

2018-07-09: Chariots at the airport. Was at the airport a few days ago. The flight was substantially delayed. I had time, so I decided to …

2018-07-04: I’m not in a habit of posting links to books/games in my reviews, mostly out of sheer …

2018-07-04: 🎮 Recently played Voyageur, an indie game. Voyageur, by Bruno Diaz. A text-based, procedural exploration/adventure game with roguelike …

2018-07-03: 🎮 Now playing Sunless Sea, made by the folks who created Fallen London. I’ve always loved the …

2018-06-29: 📚 Book review: The Watchmaker of Filigree Street The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, by Natasha Pulley. Read June 2018. This book reads like the …

2018-06-29: A worldview is a conceptual scheme by which we consciously or unconsciously … interpret and …

2018-06-28: I went running yesterday. It was partly overcast, shreds of sky amidst dark, grey-blue clouds. Yet …

2018-06-27: Thoughts on the Internet, fragmentation and consolidation, and singing weird songs on Micro.blog. I have spent about half my life online. Those early years were spent traipsing around the small …

2018-06-27: To dree one’s weird, meaning “to endure one’s fate.” Great title for a book! Now, how to …

2018-06-26: After lurking about all kinds of social media and blogging spaces and not really finding anything …