23 Jul 2019

A meditation on ‘Kimi no Na wa’
What do I do with all these feels?

Twilight

Twilight

I have been on a Makoto Shinkai binge this week. Even though I am usually very selective and sparse with my media consumption, I had the fortune of seeing Kotonoha no Niwa (Garden of Words) at Malinthe’s the weekend before last, and I was hooked. 5 Centimetres per …

04 Jul 2019

Cliff Notes
It’s everything you ever dreamt of, until it’s not

Mountains

It doesn’t go away. None of it does. No matter how kind or forgiving you are, the stains of the ‘bad times’ stay on like fountain pen ink on white fabric, refusing to budge. All they need is some mild reoccurrence to go full-on #ThrowbackThursday

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Am I a bad …

08 Jun 2019

The future wasn’t supposed to be this way

Romeo was a Montegue, the powerful ruling clan. Juliet was a Capulet, a member of a minority (and yet, a privileged minority in many ways).

Romeo adored Juliet. They had rarely spoken, but he was an ardent follower of her work since his teens. He was very much smitten, amazed …

27 Jan 2019

Life is a [WIP]
Attā hi attanō nāthō

Earthrise

Credits to the incredible Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and William Anders

I recently read an article about Hard Determinism, the theory that there is no free will, and that given the initial values of things like the physical constants (the speed of light, the gravitational constant G etc), a universe …

06 Mar 2017

Links: March 06

Patrio Posts about links are the last refuge of a scoundrel.

Before we get underway, a status update:

The number of lines of code I've written in the last 26 days (since I stopped going to work) is 0, not counting some late night shenanigans where I thought typing some …


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