Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cosmic eggshells

In the creation myths of certain cultures, the world began as an egg, which broke open to form the earth and the sky. What if some intrepid explorer mounted an expedition to the ends of the earth and came back … Continue reading

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Net pests (not)

Last night I posted this note: Since Sunday afternoon bit-player.org has been under some sort of mysterious DDoS attack, with a rotating suite of IP numbers repeatedly downloading the same PDF files several times a second. For the time being, … Continue reading

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