python, Nietzsche, and the rest of it….

About once a year, I am bombarded by intuition. It’s a wonderful thing. Usually spurred on by some unusual event, my mind bends in ways unforeseen and quirky, enjoyable things tend to happen. In the last two days I have witnessed a mild resurgence of this kind of event. My insights this year have been less obvious, more micro-insights than revelation-ary insight, and they have been standard, rather than innovative.

Finally I am beginning to understand a large part of the ‘theory of special relativity’ something I always struggled with. With number theory for Real numbers, object orientation with Python and memory organization on hardware. Hardly awe inspiring, but quirky and cool for the mind that is getting there.

Nietzche has been a joy, I am currently enjoying the Journey’s of Zarathustra, finding my Ubermensch,

Still, some things have to be seen to be believed, and for me, the sheer magnitude, ingenuity, and awe-inspiring audacity of the LHC didn’t fully register until I watched the short explanatory video below…

http://cdspages.web.cern.ch/cdspages/1125472.htm?ecp=tat-100208

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “python, Nietzsche, and the rest of it….

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s