Beyond Numbers

Written in 2013. I loathed numbers.  The absolutism—the nerve! “Why number at all?” say I. No one ever understood something through numbers. Does knowing there are seven thingamabobs tell you anything about the thingamabob itself? The very idea of numbers: who came up with it? Greeks? Arabs? Renaissane-cy men? I wanted to do away with … Continue reading Beyond Numbers

A Study of Brains

Published on on August 1, 2016. “Yeah, a ping—it’s like an electronic echo.” Drew explained, as his fingers weaved gracefully through his Gatsbian hair. “The ping tests the connection between the brain and computer: when I ping a brain and it pings back, I know the connection is good—cool, huh?” Becca smiled politely as … Continue reading A Study of Brains