The Universal Lens: Basic Logic of Any Self Organizing System 

(of which so far constitutes only life, but this logic applies to any and all future robot overlords[1]). All systems tend towards the inevitability of entropy. A drop of ink placed in a glass of water quickly and with statistical necessity will become a glass of tinted water. A rock placed in the water would… Continue reading The Universal Lens: Basic Logic of Any Self Organizing System 

Floyd and Towards a More Useful Definition of Privilege

What I think is the best way of understanding privilege is what you get to overlook in your day to day life that other people don't get to. I remember I used to tell students about taking late night bike rides in Beijing and how freeing that is to experience, biking through a massive empty… Continue reading Floyd and Towards a More Useful Definition of Privilege

How to be a Happy Sisyphus

This story is old enough that I finally feel comfortable enough sharing it. Sometimes it feels like I am cursed. I have a disease known as Ehlers Danlos III, which affects connective tissue, making it weaker. It isn't all downsides, as my extremely elastic nature has likely saved me from broken bones on more than… Continue reading How to be a Happy Sisyphus