17th Dec 2012
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Lucid Dreaming Ledger – Effects of Caffeine and Alcohol on Dreaming

Who knew that writing a dream journal would make me more productive? Wasn’t caffeine supposed to do that? Well, waking up every morning and writing down dreams is having interesting...

17th Dec 2012
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The Labyrinth, Episode 25 – Ramez Naam

Ramez Naam is the author of “More than Human,” the 2010 H.G. Wells award-winning book that speculates a future where technology helps humanity transcend beyond the body. He’s written his...

09th Aug 2010
A blog’s evolution

A blog’s evolution

Back in 2005, when I originally devised this blog as a way to chronicle my foray into becoming a published author, I imagined a fairly linear path. I envisioned posts...

22nd Jul 2010
‘Inception’: When We Write About Dreaming

‘Inception’: When We Write About Dreaming

I saw Chris Nolan’s film “Inception” on my birthday this week, and within twenty or so minutes, I was already breathless, amazed at how close the ideas about dreaming, collective...

21st Jul 2010
Spirals: Cognitive Science, Memory and Fiction

Spirals: Cognitive Science, Memory and Fiction

I’m starting a new series of posts called Spirals, devoted to some of the work I am doing in graduate school in the realms of cognitive science, usability and human...

14th Jun 2010
Summer Hours and New Blog Categories

Summer Hours and New Blog Categories

How can I tell you the story of what happened to me in that wide space between the blizzards of winter and the storms of spring? We can say this:...