I was lucky enough to see one of my favorite people today – Dory Kornfeld. Hopefully we will go biking together before she must return to Toronto. Maybe even the sun will come out. Kerrisdale Alpha tonight. (I think).Read More Dory
UBC environmental sciences professor is skeptical about climate change. He agrees that humans have had the effect of raising Co2 levels, but that it is not yet possible to state that weather events are “caused by climate change”, rather that the weather events we have experienced lately fall well within normal variation. The fact that […]Read More What drives Science?
This year, for the first year ever, xmas morning did not mean trying to wake up mom and pop so presents could be opened. Rather, a 7:30 alarm rang bidding us to get ready for a 1.5 hr drive to a ski hill. As per normal, we arrived at Sun Peaks an hour after it […]Read More Xmas Skiing?
If you didn’t already know, B.C. Ferries is no longer a crown coorperation, existing for the benefit of the people of B.C. It is a private, for profit coorperation, whose goals are not the benefit of the people of B.C. the the benifits of its shareholders. This sounds like leftist nonsense, I know, but look […]Read More This is a big Fuck You to “B.C. Ferries”
Milan’s brother has done it again – a wonderful music present video for christmas! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN-uhR2ywYI plus special bonus – everyone who watches gets a candy cane! (Just come to my house to pick it up) In other news – my annual XMas party is This friday (please don’t be insulted if you didn’t get an […]Read More Red Light Means Stop
No real problem. Two people without brains are now two people without brains. I’d rather that than a tree fall and kill a valuable person.Read More Burnaby Couple killed by using Generator indoors
For the first time since not being a student I attempted to connect to ubc’s network. The normal means didn’t work – my cwl login failed. Not surprising as it’s only meant to work if you are a student. However – a last ditch attempt I made by trying to engage my old virtual private […]Read More UBC’s attempt to keep me off their wireless network – failed
As an I reward club member, I get 20% off everything instore at chapters on wensday, dec 13th. The reason I’m telling you this is that I can share the discount with anyone, member or not, simply by forwarding them the email. Since 20% is a lot less than, well, not 20%, if you want […]Read More 20% off at chapters
Using “library” in the now ancient sense (the current term is “personal book collection”, or “bookshelf” – I am truly beginning to develop my own library. With the arrival of Heidegger’s “Mindfulness” and Deleuze’s “Thousand Plateauxs” I am the proud owner (and soon to be, although I have already read at least some of both […]Read More Library