I have a wide array of interests, mostly clustered on the academic end of nerdy: linguistics and recreational math (both of which I'm terrible at), film and genre literature, conlangs, and generative fiction, among other things.
I make shitty experimental music.
I live alone with my cat. I'm a cat lord.
Books (nonfiction): Robert Anton Wilson, Jacques Vallee, Daniel Dennett, McLuhan, Zizek
Movies: Repo Man, Pi, Real Genius, Suspiria, Berberian Sound Studio, Strange Days.
Music: Nine Inch Nails, Tool, Radiohead, Skinny Puppy
TV shows: Serial Experiments Lain, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Tatami Galaxy, Kill la Kill, Punch Line, Utena, Pingdrum
Food: Eggs, anything with ginger in it
The sapir-worf hypothesis.
Memory reconsolidation. Social priming. Social contagion.
Fish-falls and frog-falls. Sleep paralysis. Ultraterrestrials.
The possibility of a quantitative science of experimental literature. Alchemy and mysticism as an early form of pop-psychology. Fringe political movements where one extreme blends into its opposite, like accelerationism. Fully automated fiction generation.
Cut-ups as bibliomancy. Markov chains as bibliomancy. Bibliomancy as apophenia. Apophenia as bibliomancy. The eliza effect. The tetris effect (both). The results of priming upon memory reconsolidation. The results of priming on priming. The results of priming on apophenia. Horn clauses.