Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Day: July 11, 2013

  • Review: Howl’s Moving Castle

    Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoy Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli movies. I first saw the movie on video and again recently during a Studio Ghibli series by the local independent movie theater. So when my Kindle showed an advertisement to buy this book for $1.99,…

  • Algorithmic Random

    If you are out on the Internet or around academics long enough, then you will run across the rant about random designed by humans not being really random. It might be the iTunes shuffle. It might be random sampling of an experiment. It might be a complaint of you using the word for how you…