Posts Tagged ‘recursion’

Induction

September 16, 2013

I knew that you knew.

You knew that I knew that you knew.

And in a fraction of a second, infinity unravelled in both our minds.

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Quantum

May 24, 2012

Quantum gravity: tough on causality, tough on the causes of causality.

Catch

April 4, 2012

Plavé Vozokany was a little village in Slovakia, with around 800 inhabitants it was unremarkable in every aspect. Except for one: there were allegedly more than 20 people claiming incapacity benefit on grounds of mental retardation.

Unfortunately for them, this unusually high rate of self-confessed imbeciles seems to have raised the suspicion of the local police authorities, who are set to launch an investigation into the matter. According to newspaper reports, this may prompt some claimants to discontinue their claim to avoid the lengthy jail sentences they have to face if the allegations were to be proven.

Now.

I don’t condone benefit cheating in any shape or form. However, there is a slight possibility that they were doing it for a noble cause and it is in fact a post-modern celebration of the 50th anniversary of Catch-22.

August 11, 2011

Haiku in English
People think it is clever:
Absolute tossers

Strangelet

October 6, 2009

I’m so universally useless that if I entered a self-deprecating competition, I’d probably come last.

Is it just me…

September 30, 2009

…or do others share my urge to reply “It’s just you.” without waiting for the question to be finished if it starts with “is it just me”?