And a Million miles away, a butterfly flapped its wings...
 ...And you're just in time to save the day, Sweeping all our fears away:  You can change the world in a tiny way.
Home
TheFundamentalThingsApply
TheSkyIsCaliforniaBlue
IPutYourPictureAway
'TwasAMomentLikeThis
MustBeSomeKindOfWayOutOfHere
RoamIfYouWantTo(DoSo)
JustLikeHoney
AnglesOfTheSilences
EverythingZen
WhatUsefulToolsOurselves
MustBeTheCloudsInMyEyes
TheFourthElement
AllMyInstinctsTheyReturn
HalfwayBetweenGutterAndStars
TwinPeaks
ItIsAllYourFault
DoesNotAmeliorateBoogieFever
HeavenOnEarthWithAnOnionSlice
YouDidntHaveToBeSoNice
BraingamesIsNowOver
BizarreTreeTriangle
LizardGaGa
He'sAColdHeartedSnake
WalkOnTheWild*Side
EverythingFallsApart
ILikeToDreamYes
YouBetterThinkLoudly
TheLieBecomesTheTruth
TheGreatGatsbyWASGreat
OhNo,SpaceMonkeys!
Y.O.U.AreMakingThisHard
What'sUp?
I'veGotTheBrainsYou'veGotTheLooks
BeepBeep!
PleaseDontTakeMeHome
SubtleInnuendoFollows
TakeLadderStealStarsFromSky
ButITry...ITry
EveryLittleThingYouDoIsTragic
FunnyHowTheseThingsComeAbout
You&Me&BottleMakes~3
LikeAGypsyKingToots
SlowLikeHoneyHeavyWithDew
MassiveAndManiacal
DoctorZhivagoDoesNotLikeIt
NeverCeasingToAmazeOnARegularBasis
MucusOnTheGrindstone (ew!)
Fisticuffs_ARE_ASweetScience
JusticeIsAlsoBlind
Fifty-Four Forty or Fight
ThePatronSaintOfImperfection
ByTheHammerOfThor!
IGotTheFeverButYouGotTheCure
'Wick'N'An SoundsLessFunny
TheyDontKnowThatTheyreUgly
GrowsDespiteCementHoles
YouAskYouLearnYouLiveYouLearn
NeverKnowingWhoToClingTo
DontForgetToMopUpTheMess
NoDiscreteAmountOfComfort
ThisIsAMansWorld
SheGotTheMoonInHerEyes
PHI-ladelphiaFever
StormOnTheLoose,SirensInMyHead
IfYouWantToCallMeBaby
Didn'tIDidn'tIDidn'tISeeYouCryin
Mission:Improbable
LostIn"tRNAslation"
CandyGirl
NaturalAnthem
Autumn'sSweetWeCallItFall
AllThePromisesWeMake
GrowingInNumbersGrowingInPeace
BurningOutHisFuseUpHereAlone
HeSaidToRivet;RivetRivet
LookingForTheAnswer
PeopleKeepOnLearnin'
NoDarkSarcasmInTheClassroom
TheBiggestKickIEverGot
BowWowWowYippieYoYippieYay
LiftMyDaysLightUpMyNights
IveSeenEcho&theBunnymenLive
RightHereRightNow
MmmMmmMmmMmm
Dissolved Girl
ImPastTheGreenWithEnvyBlues
ThingsWillHappenWhileTheyCan
HerConfidenceIsTragic
ModestMoose
IBelongAnywhereButInBetween
MissingBlurryTV
SleepToDream
StrayPirateStrut
RelativelyBigBalls
Dial 1-900-MIXALOT
MyKind'sYourKindI'llStayTheSame
RunRunRunRunRunRunRunAway
GonnaFlyNow
IfYouWantToDestroyYourKeyboard
MetabolicFateJoke!
HowDoWeSleepWhenOurBedsAreBurning
SeagullsSingYourHeartsAway
BurntOutEndsOfSmokyDays
NowEverything'sSoWrong
SixDifferentWays
EveryCowboySingsASadSadSong
ThisOldTown'sChangedSoMuch
CrackThatWhip...LicoriceWhip
PlayItOnce,Sam,ForOldTimes'Sake
IWannaLeaveYouFarBehind
ICanHasJustice
TheyMightBeParrots
MilesToGoBeforeISleep
We_Do_CareAboutTheYoungFolks
ScreamingFromTheRaiments
PutTheBunnyBackInTheBox,Cyrus
HoldOnMyPiecesOfHeart
CrushWithGoogleyEyeliner
SheDon'tUseJellystonePark
OtherSideOfTheGame
TimeKeepsOnSlippin'(Slippin)
It'sReallyAboutPeterCullen
NotJamesWoods
ICan'tGetNoSleep
Not(Alvin,Simon,Theodore)
SoularPoweredGarlic
BrainFullOfSpiders
A-B-C-B-B-D!
YouThinkThatIGoHomeAtNight
OutsideANewDayIsDawning
It wasn't a Rock...
Green is Cool and Friendlylike
Faux-kusai!!
One Step Beyond!
Go Banana!
GyrosR'delicioUS
PartyPeopleinthePlacetoBe
Don't like it but I guess I'm learning
Beyond Bjork
144-Knowledge
Re: My Brains
TheFuturesOpenWide
NorthernExposure
Eleanor Tighby
fhqwhgads
NobodyLivesOnEndor
PlayWell
ItBegins!
95thPlace
DoYouHaveAFlag?
ContainerShip
Chaos!
SchrodingersCat
Fishes
Juiced!
Science!
NoBreakfastInAmerica
Glow or Plunder
GooGooGaJoob
PostcardFromtheGWN
SaintMayorMcCheese
TheTasteLivesHere
EverybodyHates
YouKnowTheSaying
alt.house
Pimpslap
Hoolahoop
BeAWinner
aTwoFer
DomoArigato
SignedAndDelivered
Kleptomania
HeartbreakBeat
InsigniaOfAWastedYouth
TomsDinerDay
Penguins!JustKidding
Watchout,RadioactiveMan!
QuickerThanARayOfLight
AnteBachelorParty
4CupsFromFine
Phoenix=/day
SomethingInTheAir
Monkeyfudge
Alacazam!
Desperado
KindOfALotOEtches
StabintheEye
Valentines
ChinaGirl
Name=Francis
HoboPromnight
TheOracleFromDelpHi
APieceOfMyDinner
Tursiops truncatus
WorldInMyEyes

Do you remember our previous fractal related obsessery here?
Let's just say I decided to raise the degree of difficulty.
AND SET IT ON FIRE!
FORM OF
MANDELBROT SET!



 I was thinking about the lack of videos and the fact that (sadly,) really the most universally amusing video of my mini-pantheon was this guy.

 

I know it's been a while since I did something videoesque.  I have talked about my love of Jonathan Coulton before (I actually have still not purchased the new Hodgman book on the hopes of another awesome collaborative audio book.  If such things come out before my thesis is filed, I will reconsider my policy of putting off all non-essential purchases until after that point.).  Anyhow, I was listening to some JoCo and stumbled upon this gem. 



Noteworthy points:  


1. Cornell is a grrrreat place, I think we've discussed this before.

Blank

2.  I may have had a multivariate calc class on that blackboard!

  I always preferred geometric solutions to problems because I generally trusted my visual intuition more than my rigorousness with the math.   

Here is my 2 point triumph, October 26, 1999.  

(what about me doesn't say "of course I save my exams!")



I remember getting the geometry to work out, then finishing the rest of the test, then realizing that if I didn't get the Calc based solution I would probably not get points, hence the "WOOHOO!" when things worked out with the integrals.  Also, "varys".    *shame!*


 I spent a lot of free time most of that semester mapping all sorts of weird things into complex space.  I can vaguely remember this wacky thing I was trying to prove, that I was doggedly determined to get to some sort of space mapping place that was in 4D and it just was killing me.  Crazy equations all posted up on the walls of my room and on the door next to my pictures of  Neil Patrick Harris and Tony Shalhoub.  Very John Nash style.  Then I saw Pi and Beautiful Mind and decided I was done with math.  Maybe this is too personal.

Blank

They say that some of our memories from childhood are stored in a form that we might not be able to access as adults due to some variation in brain plasticity or something or other.   Re: my brains--I don't know, maybe.  I don't have a good excuse, timeline-wise.