## As You See (Lessons from Surfing #5)

I paddled out to the lineup on a mediocre day and found a leathery old bald guy* surfing alone on a tiny shortboard**. “How is… Read More »As You See (Lessons from Surfing #5)

I paddled out to the lineup on a mediocre day and found a leathery old bald guy* surfing alone on a tiny shortboard**. “How is… Read More »As You See (Lessons from Surfing #5)

I shave with a mildew-encrusted Gillette, changing my blade about every three months. The blades work well long after their suggested shelf life, and I… Read More »On sharpening frogs; or, Crockham’s Razor

Some people (you?) get an enormous amount done without any kind of timeline or plan. If the timeline was up to other people there would… Read More »Whose timeline?

“Waste not, want not,” is a great maxim and a terrible law. Unnecessary waste is bad… but if you value things along more than one… Read More »Waste what, want what

For a given learner and learning outcome, the learner must: Be safe, healthy and comfortable (enough); Be motivated; Engage in relevant activity towards the learning… Read More »Pedagogical Paradigm (1): a learning system

Disclaimer: I’m not a computer scientist or mathematician. This post is about what I’ve learnt so far about Lambda Calculus. Most of the resources I’ve… Read More »Lambda Calculus for people a step behind me (4): Reading list, playlist

Disclaimer: I’m not a computer scientist or mathematician. This post is about what I’ve learnt so far about Lambda Calculus. Most of the resources I’ve… Read More »Lambda Calculus for people a step behind me (3): Little Omega, Omega Combinator, Y-Combinator

Disclaimer: I’m not a computer scientist or mathematician. This post is about what I’ve learnt so far about Lambda Calculus. Most of the resources I’ve… Read More »Lambda Calculus for people a step behind me (2): Boolean Logic

Disclaimer: I’m not a computer scientist or mathematician. This post is about what I’ve learnt so far about Lambda Calculus. Most of the resources I’ve… Read More »Lambda Calculus for people a step behind me (1): Basics

Let’s say it one more time: YouTube is amazing, and Kevin Kelly and Tyler Cowen are right to describe it as the world’s preeminent educational… Read More »The Brilliance of Honda (and Mini Motor Man) (and YouTube)