San francisco — I tried. I really tried. I even got up at 6 a.m.! (Okay, snoozed. 7 a.m.) Playing catch-up with thesis research things. Currently sitting in the Main Library. First of all, I’ve brought everything — my sketchbooks, my notes, my 10-ton MacBook Pro. (Walking with this brick is not fun.) Everything. Except a pen. Doh. (I steal a pencil from the box by the lib computers. No problemo.) Then I gat...
Kirchheim — Just as acts of maintenance might be called poetic, poetry can be seen as maintenance. The world needs maintenance like any other machine. Physical matter needs order. The engineer wants to structure ...
London — On my lunchtime stroll yesterday I ended up exploring the Queen Square area again (and here). This time I noticed this low relief panel above one of the doors on the (hideous) 1930s extension buildin...
Europe’s largest biomedical institute
The most welcoming and candid souls tend to be in places that just came out of a traumatic episode
I wish I could ask him what he meant by this
In theory, we can measure the complexity of design in the same way we measure the complexity of algorithms.
Perhaps there are days you're just not meant to get anything done!
The importance of research
Your travelling companion for the day dismounts, walks the platform and explores the local textures.You follow.
This time last year, realized I prefer the feeling of living on Chinese train platforms over airports. Or standing still.