Notes to self

Not gold alone brought us hither

May 16, 2011


Just the place for a Snark! I have said it twice:

That alone should encourage the crew.

Just the place for a Snark! I have said it thrice:

What I tell you three times is true.

May 13, 2011


Laying down a process is the easy part. Applying that process to a project is the hard part.

May 7, 2011


If you find yourself going through your project on automatic, without thinking about what you’re doing, then you aren’t thinking.

Guru Meditation

Apr 24, 2011

Perception of time

On perception of time

Why time seems to pass faster as we get older

The more detailed the memory, the longer the moment seems to last. “This explains why we think that time speeds up when we grow older,” Eagleman said—why childhood summers seem to go on forever, while old age slips by while we’re dozing. The more familiar the world becomes, the less information your brain writes down, and the more quickly time seems to pass.