â€œItâ€™s only after weâ€™ve lost everything that weâ€™re free to do anything.â€ Oh, yeahâ€¦ donâ€™t be afraid to make big mistakes. More importantly, donâ€™t worry about everything going according to plan. In fact, if everythingâ€™s going according to plan, thereâ€™s a good chance nothing remarkable is getting done. They say life is what happens while […]
can the snail reach the horse?
Imagine a rubber band that is attached to a horse at one end and attached to a wall at the other end. The rubber is infinitely stretchable. On the rubber, near the wall, there is a snail. Both the snail and the horse start moving with typical speeds. Can the snail reach the horse? Motion […]
boiling it down II
this is a follow up to my boiling it down post of june 2006. recently i was asked what i believe and why, and i realized that it’s evolved a lot over the last year and half, so another post on this subject is warranted. i will try not to step on any toes in […]