Month: May 2008

  • 1001 Books to read

    Here’s a list of great books one is apparently supposed to have read. Sadly, great non-fiction works are omitted. Here’s how I add up: Book – Author (Reason) Read:Choke – Chuck Palahniuk (last year, I think)Life of Pi – Yann Martel (borrowed from Dad two years ago)Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson (read two years ago, must […]

  • Can you copyright a brain?

    I just got back from an interesting (although limited) session on Canadian copyright for artists at Kingston’s Artel, which got some mental juices going from something I heard about when I was visiting the Dynamic Graphics Project (where I’m doing my Master’s) There is currently ongoing research in augmenting participant’s memory and other cognitive abilities […]

  • Weekend Roundup

    This past weekend: – My best friend Dave came up from Guelph.– I volunteered for Admitted Students Day at Queen’s.– I saw Iron Man with Dave, and my other friend Daniel and housemate Jack.– Visited Free Comic Books Day, saw nothing I really liked.– Watched three famous movies I had not seen before: Shawshank Redemption, […]