Keeping Cool

For October Break, I’ve gone home to St. Louis. The drive was pretty uneventful; I even seem to have missed out on most of the orange construction barrel harvest.

I have, however, already performed a computer-related miracle while at home.

Read the rest of this entry »

West Side Improv

There’s something about the local Steak & Shake that seems to attract the bizarre and surreal. Last Friday proved to be another piece of evidence for that.

Herein lies the tale of the closest I’ve ever been to being in a gang fight.

Read the rest of this entry »

Comments Off

Quote of the Week #60

What would you think of someone who studied economic entities and their interactions in a modern free-market economy and insisted that they were, despite a perfectly reasonable and empirically supported Smithian account of their development, the consequence of some all-powerful, detail-obsessed economic lawgiver? You might deem such a person a conspiracy theorist.

And what would you think of someone who studied biological processes and organisms and insisted that they were, despite a perfectly reasonable and empirically supported Darwinian account of their development, the consequence of some all-powerful, detail-obsessed biological lawgiver?

– John Allen Paulos

Comments Off

Ship of Fools Website Snazziness

Some people have completely overhauled the Ship of Fools website. Gregor is a weird name.

Not only is the new Fools website the first non-hideous website I’ve designed, but it’s also using WordPress as its backend, just like this blog. Now the website has more automation and less me manually editing files whenever new information needs to be posted.