Index



Blog posts on this website

Coherent written pieces with structure and some sort of argumentation. (Mostly.)

How do magnets and electricity work?

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Complexity arises from simplicity

Or, "think a little bit, but mostly do stuff."

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As little design as possible

Good design is less design.

Everything is actually good

Often I think I need to be optimizing harder. It's time to take a look around and realize that life is actually, kind of incredibly, great.

how do transformers actually work?

describing how transformers work in a way that's intuitive to me

On gardening, using the internet, and redesigning this site

Some thoughts on what I want this site to be, and how that's reflected in design changes I recently implemented.

Conversation topics

Things we could talk about :)

What is social infrastructure?

On building connections, filtering problems, and sparkly people.

Godel, Tarski, and Hilbert, Part 1 - Euclid and Cantor

Introduction to basic set theory, ordinals, and cardinals.

Godel, Tarski, Hilbert, and the Foundations of Mathematics: Part 0

The beginning of my notes attempting an introduction to the foundations of mathematics.

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Words

Words! Words! Words!

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Resolutions on the college process

An attempt to gain perspective on college admissions, and a philosophy of rejection.

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This site

Notes on function, philosophy, and design.

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Prompt Library

A public archive of role prompts I've used to elicit more useful answers from LLMs.

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Peterson and Political Metaphysics

How Jordan Peterson's metaphysical politics might show us what's in store for our American future.

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Looking for seminar members

A public call for people interested in philosophy.

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Pages on this website

Things that I don't feel like embedding in prose, smaller ideas, pages with frequent changes

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