An Alternate North America. I don’t know if this is something that happens to others, but in times of uncertainty and tumult, I find refuge in alternat…
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Or, Why I'm delighted by Dwarf Fortress even though I've never actually played it
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Or, Overthinking the Toy Story franchise
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Screenshot of SimCity 2000. I’ve recently been thinking a lot about simulation and prediction. Yes, our world is complex and nonlinear (and particularl…
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The Power of Cross-Pollination
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Making a Space for the Fractal Complexity of Knowledge
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Computer programs on Twitter
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A Very Sci-Fi Issue
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The wonder of a library.
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The Eniac, circa 1947 to 1955. To explore the history of computing and technology is to see a veritable Cambrian explosion of variety. There have been …
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The Flying Carpet, Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov, 1880 Obviously, coding is not sorcery. But there are some fun and thought-provoking parallels, so I a…
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What is this artwork? A seascape with a farmer in the foreground. But look closer, specifically in the water. Check out the water in the foreground of …
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