I'll Put Down What I'm Doing
Stuff I put on my home page back when the Web was quite new (i.e., 1994). I'm
not prepared to stand by any of it, but I hope they're not all
- "On Chomsky: A `Study in Total
- Why Chomsky, while deservedly extremely eminent, is not as
towering a figure as many people think.
- The Four Post-Modernizations
- A mercifully-failed attempt at prophecy.
- Jesus Cthulhu
- "Cthulhu saves, in case he's hungry later."
- Oblivion Her Poppy
- Interlinked, almost free-associated pieces of prose about drugs and
development and corruption and violence, memory and history and family and
decay. An attempt at being hypertextual and poetic, from a pretty linear and
- William James at CERN: Some Examples of
Selection in Minds and Compters
- "Sing, Ye Countinghouse
- An essay on musicians, commerce, aristocracy and the uses of myths
in ancient Greece.
- The Story So Far
- An attempt at spinning out a deliberately absurd conspiracy theory. A failed
specimen of the genre: not vicious enough.
(This page, like my homepage, used to play William Shatner singing
"Mr. Tambourine Man" in an endless loop, but that no longer amuses me.)