Larry Hosken: New: Tag: snore

At first I was upset when I found out that my health provider had terminated my account (since they haven't yet heard that the relevant COBRA provider finally let me give them money last week). But t...

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Book Report: Universal Selection Theory and the Second Darwinian Revolution Ron and Sua are moving soon; last night I helped Ron to pack up the library. "You should read this," he said, showing me a book. Its title was Skepticism and ... uhm, Skepticism and .... Uhm. I f...

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Book Report: The Prestige If you're an author, e.g. Christopher Priest, there is danger in writing a book that relies on its Amazing! Colossal! Surprising! twist ending. Your audience, while reading the book, will attempt t...

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Puzzlehunts are Everywhere: even the Googolplex I just woke up. I thought I was running late for work--it was 9! But it turns out it was 9pm, not 9am. I was most of the way through my morning routine before I noticed it was dark outside. Why i...

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LJ People: Do not be alarmed (If you have a LiveJournal and you befriended my lahosken.myopenid.com account, I encourage you to stay awake through this post. The rest of you folks can fall asleep. Oh, but if you have your own ...

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Book Report: India Authentic #1 (Ganesha) This comic book tells Ganesh's origin story. Apparently India Authentic is going to be a series of comic books full of Indian myths. I don't know much about Ganesh, and I was sorry that the comic bo...

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Book Report: Ilium Raymond Chen, celebrity blogger, gave a talk at my place of employment yesterday. Afterwards, I went up to ask him a question. (Well, OK, to request that he apply his combination of knowledge of En...

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Book Report: The Books of Magic [I'm upgrading to a new Blogging service (beta.blogger.com). I wouldn't be surprised if that means that a bunch of my old articles show up as "new" in your feed reader. Or if it results in other li...

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Book Report: the Zero Game I just got back from a business trip to New York. I stayed in a corporate apartment. When I entered the apartment and looked around the living room, I saw that previous tenants had left some books to...

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Book Report: Old Goriot It's a French slice of life showing how petty greed and ambition amongst the middle classes can lead to zzz.... I only made it a few chapters into this book. Tags: book | once ground-breaking&...

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Book Report: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the Edge of the World This book has two parallel storylines; one is interesting and one is not. I almost stopped reading the book because I found one of the storylines so boring. But it turns out that the two storylines...

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Blog Infrastructure Update: "Add to Google" Link Yesterday was Buy Nothing Day in the USA, so I bought nothing. Actually, I didn't do much of anything yesterday. I went cold turkey on caffeine. I'd been hitting the sauce pretty heavily lately, a...

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Book Report: American Hero It's a noir political thriller. It kept promising to turn into something very interesting, but did not keep that promise. Tags: book | yawn |Labels: book, snore...

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