Tag: history

  • Book Review: Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

    If there’s ever a book that you can say is pure geek indulgence, it’s Cryptonomicon.┬áNo other book I’ve seen takes the abstract concepts of topics as varied as UNIX, cryptography and normalising preferences between siblings for Grandma’s inheritance through a distribution on a cartesian plane formed in a parking lot. You can tell this isn’t […]

  • Crush

    Who’s your first crush? (via) I told Kirsty I’d tell these stories one day, so here they are. The first My first – proper – crush was ‘A’, and she didn’t look at me at all; I adored her for all the wrong, infantile reasons. We would have conversations which I would take away, manipulate […]