Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Reading

04 Apr 2001, 2:21 a.m.

Take that, economists!

Me, yesterday, during Political Science 171 lecture: "If I never hear the term 'Pareto equilibrium' again it'll be too soon." Prof. Bruce Cain, during the same lecture: "Don't make fun of economists, now, they make …

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02 Apr 2001, 12:09 p.m.

Space, time, and "take my wife ... please!"

Today: Seth's diary, Einstein's Dreams, and free professional comedy! Seth's diary yesterday contained a hilarious commentary on our historical shortsightedness, titled "California history." I recommend it highly. Last night I read Alan Lightman's Einstein's Dreams …

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27 Mar 2001, 11:55 a.m.

Kress & speciation

Argh. Here I am, trying to soak up enough DMV information to please them, and sneaking away to read Nancy Kress's Beggars Trilogy ten or twenty pages at a time, and now I've been trying …

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25 Mar 2001, 2:34 a.m.

Books for Spring Break

I have now finished Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. I finished The Amber Spyglass less than 24 hours after I received it. More: Nancy Kress and irritating MS errors. Last night I went to …

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18 Mar 2001, 12:06 p.m.

Questions (unanswerable?), and answers to non-questions

The Phantom Tollbooth My mom (not *your mom!*) Correction/update Books I got for free What to do with an old monitor and keyboard I can't use? The Phantom Tollbooth anecdote: When I was in my …

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10 Feb 2001, 3:22 a.m.

The right question

I experienced a truly transcendent moment the other day while teaching, and I'd like to share it with you. (In the CD slot right now: Frisbie, "The Subversive Sounds of Love." Playing the first track, …

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