Extending bits of messages into a poem... Also I got a new iPad mini.
How to survive the cursed university seal? Be from a different university :P!
Would I be disconcerted to review and discover this as what I wrote when turning twenty one? Would I be disappointed at this episode of my life? “No” makes the choice with more irony potential. FTDSCI NOTICES: This letter, including any information provided in the form of personal information herein, is a work of fiction. … Continue reading Hey
NZ 6 (AUCKLAND to London via LA) and NZ 8 (AUCKLAND to San Francisco) take off 30 minutes apart from each other... And I've now flown in both 🙂 More words to follow this trip in the next few days.
I have old notes to summarize, I have new lessons just learnt ... but I have not foreseen that in the evening before my 21st birthday, I'd be experiencing my most severe, and maybe only so far, food allergy situation. I certainly don't know my body well enough. Aotea Island, NZL
Just another idea of a certain new sci-fi that potentially goes straight into the production hell. I'm not needlessly cautious on this subject matter, I hope. Still, be aware of the intentional cynicism. Most of us may be familiar with this statement, ‘For training and quality purposes, your call may be recorded.” Among other similar … Continue reading “For Training Purposes”
The May 5th Crash-Landing and fire of Aeroflot SU1492, a Sukhoi Superjet 100, is upsetting news. To me, it is especially so after further reports arrived. I read of passengers sitting on front rows stopping to open their baggage cases before evacuating, perhaps indirectly leading to an increase in the death toll, 41 on-board passengers … Continue reading PSA: In an Emergency Civilian Aircraft Landing, Do Not Take Belongings
This moment looks crisp. https://videopress.com/v/T8y9d0l5 Back to work 🙂
Right, I am a recipient of The University of Auckland's Senior Scholar Award for attaining the highest overall grades in my faculty (Full of Asterisks). At the same time, I have homework due on Friday, several lab reports to mark, and a club presentation on Thursday... Even tomorrow's postgraduate lectures seem to go on as … Continue reading Before Auckland’s BSc Graduation
If you like scrolling you might enjoy the previous feature: solar-earth light ray diagram to scale. In the spirit of that, and to answer some general complaints, "Why is the photo so blurry!?"... Here's me attempting to put our first black hole portrait to human scales. Of course, this time it's utterly impossible to put … Continue reading “To Scale”: That Black Hole Picture
Some scrap calculations that I think are valid. —— Waiting for the black hole image now! 19:02 NZDT, Auckland
Well, one of my very few talks geared towards the general public. https://youtu.be/bDhSqH8Fipk 🙂 Alpha software download: GitHub.com/sifyrena/trgpo