Trying to find a post on Mel Gregg’s blog, I came across this! How Awesome. I so am Fox Mulder. You are 43% geek You are a geek liaison, which means you go both ways. You can hang out with normal people or you can hang out with geeks which means you often have geeks […]
Monthly Archives: February 2005
Yeah… Riots. Some dudes stacked it in a stolen car. (Didn’t they know that coppers have to call off chases if they drive on the ‘wrong’ side of the road? Awesome tactic.) Anyway, so there were allegedly riots. The SMH ran with the below picture. I would to, otherwise all you see are empty streets […]
Nerding it up tonight. Taking it easy. Went out last night to celebrate one of my mates, Matt Tilbrook, submitting his Ph.D. during the week, and tomorrow is Tropfest. Matt is a superstar science dude (here he is winning some shit, pg 4). For as long as I have known him — since the start […]
Eye. Spit. Laugh.
Mel Gregg posted this to the CSAA email list. It is a speech delivered by a humanities academic to a Quadrant dinner reprinted in The Australian newspaper. Danny replies to Mel’s post in his usual bitingly accurate manner. [;; Just like Yogie, the brown bear, here is “Wink, the brown eye” ;;] Besides the modernist […]
Choice, Difference, Singularity
(in reply to sdv’s post in the comments here.) Steve, My use of ‘choice’ was rather banal, and quite possibly ‘wrong'(!!), and comes from the Laerke paper: “The axiomatic choice of the more geometrico for Badiou is a site for an event popping out of emptiness, an â€˜absolute beginningâ€™ on the order of emptiness.” 91-92 […]