November 27, 2007
I’m supposed to be writing a genetics midterm paper right now, but I just saw that Todd Lockwood posted his beautiful rendition of Nicodemus and Starhaven! Check out the amazing cover art below or at Todd’s website.
The gargoyles at Yale never looked this cool:
Not a bad perch:
But of course, Todd nails the detail: note that the gargoyle is made of language.
November 8, 2007
Really, I’m not kidding. This is some serious geek stuff here. Though, I suppose, you could come at it from one of two angles: linguistics or computer science. Needless to say I’m on the linguistics side of things, and–equally needless to say–we’re all on the D&D side of things…right? Riiiiight?
Stolen from the brilliance that is xkcd.com
November 7, 2007
me: i need to find a way to write again
November 1, 2007
If you’ve talked to me in the past few weeks, I probably bubbled incoherently about an amazing day shadowing a pediatric surgeon. It’s still early to know what I will go into, but so far feels it feels like a life-changing experience. The following is a reprint from an article I wrote for a “Day in the Life” feature in H&P–Stanford Med’s student publication. Hopefully it provides a more articulate description of what that day was like.
It’s an autumn wine-and-cheese surgery social; most scalpel-wielders are styling the oxford wool and sensible haircut look. That’s why Dr. Sanjeev Dutta’s black leather jacket and spiky hair is so easy to spot. His predilection for Family Guy jokes and indie rock in the OR have won him a reputation as the “cool and approachable” attending in pediatric surgery. After needling a second year for an introduction, I discover Dutta’s demeanor is quirky and relaxed–a fact that Read the rest of this entry »