Browsing All Posts published on »June, 2012«

Cycle Lanes (mini rant)

June 20, 2012

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I don’t know who designs cycle lanes. But one thing is for sure: they aren’t cyclists. This thought struck me as I waited on the “cycle path”, conveniently situated in the middle of a double lane of traffic, waiting for a gap in the roaring wall death coming from the two lanes either side of […]

Hoedown

June 19, 2012

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I made it myself! rofl đŸ˜› (also works for “the ho’s getting down”)

OMG lol! Also: crippling regret, depression, and Garfield

June 16, 2012

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Crippling self doubt, regret, depression, and Garfield http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=2643#comic I do like SMBC, and i’m often surprised by the depth of their insights. Although I feel they could have ditched the last 2 panels and it would have been better – I just like the idea of a Garfield wracked by regret embarking on a neurotic […]

Endemic Corruption

June 14, 2012

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The politics of democratic nations is plagued by lobbying. Lobbying is a process where having money gets you heard by the people who take decisions, more than in any other place. The line between lobbying and outright corruption is blurry at best, as witnessed by high profile cases around the world that include corporations getting […]

Why I hate LaTeX [Rant warning]

June 13, 2012

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I hate latex. And when i say that, i really mean hate. It makes me rant and rave and foam at the mouth in anger. Where to begin – it just ridiculous I don’t even know where to start. So let’s start with my experience with latex. Let me be up front: have have never […]

The problem with Nuclear Power

June 12, 2012

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Nuclear energy is something of a hot topic, both in general public media and in renewable energy circles. It’s become a bit of a messy debate, and has certainly made me think about it a lot. So I decided to share some of my thoughts. But before I get to the problem with nuclear energy, […]

Your Mind and Drugs

June 11, 2012

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[edit: maybe not as clear as I intended, but when I say “drugs” that includes alcohol] Following from my experience in Christiania, I thought I’d share some of my thoughts on drug use, given its prevalence in what for the sake of brevity I will call “hippie” circles. I am something of a worshiper of […]