Most of Greg
's books, Harry Potter
(or actually I prefer
), Thinking Fast
, Gödel, Escher, Bach (although I still haven't
finished it), Worm
I used to read Lesswrong
, but haven't in a while.
Slate Star Codex remains awesome. I like the ideas in Mr. Money
but don't follow his blog actively.
Many more, actually, I have too many of them in my RSS feed
Games with interesting gameplay dynamics:
: Ever played a
blob of tar? You should! Jumping by squishing yourself on the
ground, then rigidifying your blob when it's at its most squished
state is awesome.
: Are you
stuck? Invert the ceilings with the free space, and carry on!
value doesn't last very long, but having a tetris clone that always
gives you the worst block in your particular situation is some
pretty cool programming. It's fun to let unsuspecting people try to
figure out why they can't get more than 4 rows before they fill up
their screen :) http://fph.altervista.org/prog/bastet.shtml
The list goes on... Bloxorz
, Ragdoll masters
, Liquid wars,
etc. If you know of a cool game, let me know! I like trying new
, the Matrix
, Doctor Who
Pilgrim vs. the World
, How to train your
, probably more as well. I don't like horror,
drama, pure romance. I do like action, superhero, fantasy,
I'm not too well-versed in different genres, but I think I like
, more relaxed versions of
I also tend to like any songs I already know, so if you want me to
like something you should play it for me a bunch of times.
I don't like Dutch folk songs, hardcore, most rap, and metal that
doesn't have melody.
Quietness can be awesome, by the way. Being outside before dawn,
with no humans around…
They're not vegan (yet) though…
I did a DIY version of Soylent
for a while, that was an
interesting experiment. Worked quite well actually.
I like good vegan food, but I usually don't care too much about
making or eating fancy food, which is why the DIY Soylent worked
well. I can cook fine if necessary though.
Forms of interaction:
definitely. Hugs are good too, but they're like short cuddles.