Hanging gardens of Babylon

My Babylon

My Babylon Why Babylon? It really has to do with a story I read for my American Lit class but it led to me thinking about the changes that have taken place over the past…

the world through calculus colored glasses

More Calculus And New Glasses

Are glasses required to be a calculus nerd? I am learning how to input more and more complex formulas using LaTeX. As I learn more about the formatting options available; fonts, effects, shapes, etc... I…

Pieter Brueghel 1568

A New Ipad & Pot For Everybody

iPad Journal: Day One I just received an iPad for completing a career training seminar and as I figure out how to use this new toy I would like to share my thoughts. The seminar…

Gutenberg Bible

Printing Changed the World

How Printing Changed the World My beginnings as a printer Printing has been a huge part of life since high school. All of my courses were advanced math and science and any Advanced Placement classes…

Prime numbers

post hoc, ergo propter hoc

post hoc, ergo propter hoc (latin: after this, therefore because of this) because an event occurred first, it must have caused this later event —used to describe a fallacious argument a formula designating an error…

Poet and Physician

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) Physician-Poet Life: Poet, novelist, essayist, playwright and Doctor Born in Rutherford, NJ on September 17, 1883 Received MD from University of Pennsylvania Continued medical training in NYC, then pediatrics in Germany…

Edaville Railroad

Privately Undecided

Summer Update This week is going to be full of excitement (not as much fun as the Edaville Railroad though) (and indecision) American Literature paper due Monday Mail paperwork to DTA to continue getting food…

Durac's Equation

Important Ideas – Zeitgeist

Important Ideas These are just a collection all the random stuff that goes through my head in between school and softball and recovery related activities. I am always thinking, looking for connections and identify patterns.…

Catharsis in Wonderland

Catharsis & Anxiety

Catharsis “The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.” Catharsis is purification of the soul from the tragedy of hamartia (fancy Greek literary terms). For my own tragedy I am…

Reason and Faith

Welcome Back “I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” -Khalil Gibrain I’ve been back from my “vacation” for…