I discuss seven overly ambitious projects I idly fantasize about being able to complete. Read more(20 min, 4900 words).
I've spoken before about how it's difficult to interpret texts written by people with very different background assumptions, interests and preoccupations from you. Here I experiment with enumerating my basic beliefs in the hope that it'll make the meaning of my writing more transparent. Read more (13 min, 3200 words).
On Chords, Maps and Effects in Art
Responding to a post on Suspended Reason, I talk about how underwhelming conceptual art is, why it's more subjective than other kinds and why it's highly regarded even though it shouldn't be. Read more (14 min, 3500 words)
The Charms of Foreign Language Music
Listening to music in a language you don’t understand creates a different experience. Without the meaning distracting you, you’re able to appreciate the actual sounds more.Read more (400 words)