Archive for October 2015

SI Units Are Not Your Friends Any More


                                                  Here’s a messy first-draft of an Exponential Non Transitive Absolute Unit Conversion Algorithm I developed. Steal… Read more…

All Glory to the Hypnotoad


It’s easy to divide a symmetric piece of paper such that the divided sections are equal in area if you draw a line down the exact middle, then draw another line down the exact middle again. That’s called a microcosm, because… Read more…

Anti-Contrarian


My suggestion to English speakers, the world over: Stop using “in” as a prefix to mean “non-” and “not”. Stop using “im” as a prefix to mean “non-” and “not”. Stop using “un” as a prefix to mean “non-” and “not”…. Read more…

Watch Your Smart Mouth, Punk


The class of indirect objects assigned to the word “grow” by modern English speakers is overly broad. You can not grow an economy. You can only limit spending. You can not grow forces. You can only train them and hope… Read more…

The Hounds of War


Reelecting Bush and Obama was poor military strategy. In war, you never field exactly the same forces twice in a row if you want to win. You need total awareness of what you will be facing through scouting, and every… Read more…