functional un-fixedness is fun

I watched a programme on telly last night, The Creative Brain: How Insight Works where some researchers talked about creativity and the brain. One theme of the documentary was on the structural differences in people’s brains (and within the hemispheres of all brains.) What is known as intelligence and quick thinking comes about in white …

random links

One of my favourite tools at the moment is an online random paragraph generator. The enjoyment comes when I try and make sense of the paragraph, either putting it in some context, or applying it to something else to generate a new idea, or just using it to set my mind wandering in a new …

unplugged

Note: since writing this, I’ve re-activated Twitter to keep in touch with friends. I decided to delete my Facebook and Twitter accounts a few days ago, having been a user of both services for about four or five years. There’s been a few times in the past when I’ve thought about doing this, but the …

hello world

At some point I’ll have something interesting to say. In the meantime, here’s a Fibonacci number generator in Scheme: (define (fib n) (if (< n 2) n (+ (fib (- n 1)) (fib (- n 2))))) If you are interested in programming, you may like to look at some scribbles.