The Scrivle Archive

  1. Genius Is Being Able to Rapidly Switch Between Conflicting Ideas
  2. But You Have A Choice
  3. Grasshopper Mech 0
  4. Take The Pain Before It Comes to You
  5. You Make Your Reality
  6. Do Your Dance
  7. Psychedelic Shower Time
  8. Take It Slow
  9. Portal To The World
  10. Build What You Hate
  11. Music Is Energy
  12. Black and White
  13. Variation is the Spice Of Life
  14. Sprawl
  15. Tool Wielder. Tool Builder
  16. Everything You Want
  17. Expect Pain
  18. Explicit Bleeding
  19. Being Boring
  20. Devices as Hedonic Threadmills
  21. Buffet For The Mind
  22. The Cost of Philosophy
  23. Outlive Your Opponents
  24. Feeling Better ... but not Getting Better
  25. Compartmentalised Talking Heads
  26. A Happy Life is One Where the Only Foe is Procrastination
  27. Rowing Down the Sea of Inspiration
  28. The Urge to Clean
  29. Implementation Details
  30. Creatives
  31. Offend, But Do Not Insult
  32. Proof and Heuristics
  33. Stress Curves
  34. Spending Money
  35. Big Hairy Audacious Goals
  36. The Unknown Monster isn't the Monster of the Unknown
  37. I Don't Know
  38. Transitive Trust
  39. Compiler Anxiety
  40. Suck it Up. Don't Shut Up
  41. Multiple Choice Questions
  42. Wanderer vs Wonderer
  43. Your Robustness
  44. Mind Fork
  45. Simple Is Rarely Easy
  46. Share Vision. Guard Goals
  47. True Loyalty Is Always Implicit
  48. 2012
  49. Embarrassed By Your Achievements
  50. Two Types Of Anti-Socials
  51. Smile!
  52. Search For Truth
  53. This Month in Scrivling - November 2011
  54. A Good Apology
  55. The Friendly Delusional
  56. Seek Your Own Pain
  57. Illegal vs Immoral
  58. The Price Of Empathy
  59. Cell Coverage
  60. Fear of Jargon
  61. Acquaintance and Ally
  62. The Guilt Of Enjoyment
  63. Forgive. But Never Forget
  64. Any Good Book Is Meta
  65. This Month in Scrivling - October 2011
  66. "Enough" vs "Never Again"
  67. The Last 5%
  68. Practice vs Performance
  69. Books Consume You
  70. The Crowd
  71. Ugliness
  72. A Conscience
  73. Progress
  74. This Month in Scrivling - September 2011
  75. Change in Publish Schedule
  76. Wise Men Wait For Self Destruction
  77. Kindle Fire
  78. Dieting Success
  79. God Does Roll Dice
  80. Show You're Right
  81. A World Confused By Its Diseased State
  82. Societal Progress
  83. A Shower
  84. Quality of Life == Quantity of Life
  85. Shape Of My Heart
  86. Model Order From Chaos
  87. Pondering Your Mortality
  88. The Busyness Monster
  89. Only The Weak Succumb to Boredom
  90. I Don't Work. I Create
  91. The Key to Wisdom
  92. Error-Prone Organism
  93. The Abstract Notion of Poverty
  94. Friendship is not worth Entrapment
  95. Heroic Bent
  96. Non-Deterministic Infinite-State Automaton
  97. This Month in Scrivling - August 2011
  98. 2 Paths to Burnout
  99. A Noisy Brain
  100. Arrogant In. Arrogant Out
  101. Seek Imbalance
  102. I Seek Quotes From the Dead
  103. The Idea Reaper
  104. Share A Drink
  105. Illusions of Colour
  106. The Jews Have Israel
  107. Philosopher with Tablet
  108. Memory Without Regret
  109. Unrealised Sorrow
  110. Socially Accepted Mess
  111. Good Musicians Can Play Their Songs Slow
  112. State of Compliance
  113. Winners Are Born
  114. No Predictions
  115. Addictiveness is Inverse to its Dollar Value
  116. Cloud Security
  117. The Monster Within
  118. This Month in Scrivling - July 2011
  119. The Stuff That Feeds Us
  120. Buried in Worry
  121. Plasticity of Perception
  122. Celebrate, then Accelerate
  123. The Clueless Novice. The Clueless Expert
  124. Mutual Anonymous Inspiration
  125. Do You Even Think?
  126. Let Life Bloom
  127. Online Lessons
  128. Your Private Cave
  129. Preaching In Your Fishbowl
  130. Attire
  131. Honest Stupidity
  132. Complaining About Stupidity
  133. Digital Altar
  134. Obsessive Curiosity
  135. Managing Boredom
  136. The Sting of Inconvenience
  137. Positive Feedback Loop
  138. Choosing What To Believe In
  139. Suffering For Your Convictions
  140. Faith is Defined by Sin
  141. This Month in Scrivling - June 2011
  142. Make Your Kids Your Greatest Project
  143. Burying Yourself In Ideas
  144. Once Bitten. Twice Spry
  145. Forget the Malice. Remember the Name
  146. On Social
  147. The Longhair Stare
  148. Batman with Beer
  149. Screaming At The Rain
  150. The Sleep-Work Transition
  151. Sameness vs Boredom
  152. State vs Emotion
  153. On Refactoring
  154. Genius Blooms in Winter
  155. Inspiration is Just Artfully Designed Plagiarism
  156. Colourful Teenagers Sharing the Boredom
  157. Loyalty Should Be Reserved For Humans
  158. Digital Evolution
  159. Ashcloud of ideas
  160. You Don't Have To Be Good At Anything To Be Good At Everything
  161. Brain Signatures
  162. Factory Smile
  163. Creator Life Cycle
  164. Make A Mess!
  165. This Month in Scrivling - May 2011
  166. Doing Math is A Privilege
  167. 2 Forms of Insanity
  168. Stupid Person
  169. Frozen Piece of Summer
  170. Treat People Like Textbooks
  171. Winter Sun Above the Wall
  172. Passion Gives You the Illusion of Health
  173. Genius vs Academic
  174. Keep Your Religion Private
  175. Cycles of Boring vs Cycles of Boredom
  176. Teenagers, Speak Up! Adults, Shut Up!
  177. Anger Exaggerator vs Anger Extrapolator
  178. Useless Fun
  179. Polite Indifference
  180. Create to Learn. Learn to Create
  181. Statistical Technician vs Statistical Philosopher
  182. Little Freedoms #4 - Frosty Mornings
  183. Criticism vs Interpretation
  184. Buoyed by Technology
  185. It Takes One to Know One
  186. Mother's Day 2011
  187. A Skilled Speaker
  188. Qualifications
  189. Osama Bin Laden is Dead. Now What?
  190. Royal Weddings
  191. This Month in Scrivling - April 2011
  192. Money.Knowledge.Love
  193. The Tragedy of Information
  194. Behaviour Change
  195. Survivor Bias
  196. To Understand, or To Be Understood?
  197. Have Fun Waiting
  198. Visionaries Focus on What Doesn't Change
  199. They Tell You To Have An Open Mind By Closing Their's
  200. Complexity Complex
  201. Achievement is About Finding Bigger and Bigger Things to Hate
  202. Work Doesn't Drive Creativity. Creativity Drives Work
  203. Smooth vs Rough. Robust vs Tough
  204. Your Tools Are Your Crutches
  205. Anger
  206. Make a Better Wheel
  207. When I Don't Know What To Do
  208. Math - You''ll Never Be Done With Learning
  209. Whiner vs Winner
  210. Sucking it Up
  211. Childhood Dreams
  212. This Month in Scrivling - March 2011
  213. Working is Easy. Learning is Hard
  214. Looking Backwards To Things You Are Looking Forward To
  215. There's Always the Google Vortex
  216. Freedom Can Be Bought But Never Sold
  217. Working to Impress vs Working to Be Impressive
  218. Procrastinators Fear The Void of Efficiency
  219. Standing on Boxes
  220. The Cycle
  221. The Limits of the TodoList
  222. Instinct and Wisdom
  223. You Need Good Parents to Make Good Children
  224. The Sole Purpose of Formal Education
  225. Carb Coma
  226. What does it take to afford your ideal lifestyle?
  227. Weather the Storm - Japanese Earthquake March 2011
  228. Productive Sleeping
  229. Put A Caveman In Today's World
  230. To Make A Message True
  231. The Weekend
  232. Corporate Busy vs Creator Busy
  233. A True Creator Only Feels Bad About Their Work, Never Themselves
  234. Nurturing Genius - A PR Problem That Can''t Be Solved By Pretty Faces
  235. This Month In Scrivling - February 2011
  236. Make Sure Your Cloud Doesn't Pop
  237. I Just Claim to Know Shit
  238. Beauty is Always a Contradiction
  239. The Art Experience
  240. Gift Economy vs Greed Economy
  241. Medicine Through The Years
  242. Fuzzy Brain Day
  243. The Old Face of Wisdom
  244. They Want You To Fit In So They Can Ignore You
  245. Materialism
  246. How Do I Know That I've Found My Passion
  247. Mobile Gaming Just Got Taken To A Whole New Level
  248. They Always Believed In Valentines
  249. Death - The Young & Old
  250. You Can't Iterate on a Burning Platform
  251. Angry Penguin
  252. Back-Seat Dictators
  253. Let Me Show You My Beautiful Family
  254. This Month in Scrivling - January 2011
  255. Poetry Needs To Be Discovered To Be Loved
  256. Little Freedoms #2 - Nursing a Flu
  257. Stuck With The Flu
  258. Paid Speaking Gigs
  259. Daily Screw-Ups
  260. Little Freedoms #1 - Staring Out Into The Rain
  261. Salarymen Climbing From Cloud to Cloud
  262. Having An Open Mind
  263. Efficiency/Insanity
  264. Everyone's On A Holiday
  265. On Airplane Food
  266. A Healthy Body vs A Healthy Mind
  267. Are You Trying to Convince Me or Yourself
  268. Seek Randomness
  269. Logic Has No Place In Wisdom
  270. CES 2011 Intel/Gapingvoid Tribute - The processor is an expression of human
  271. Decision Making at the Federal Reserve
  272. Angry Internet Dude
  273. Great Minds Are A Mess
  274. Toxic Environments
  275. Unreachable Aspirations
  276. The Art of Prolonged Smiling
  277. You Don't Kill Time, Time Kill You
  278. New Year''s Resolution - Structured Chaos
  279. This Month in Scrivling - December 2010
  280. Merry Christmas
  281. We're Lucky To Be Able to Work Hard
  282. Manifestations of Loneliness
  283. The Christmas Cheer Will Fade...
  284. The Born Conversation Ender
  285. The Art of Swearing
  286. The Right Kind of Vacation
  287. Awareness Trumps Intelligence
  288. 5%
  289. OSI Layer 8
  290. Proof
  291. Stay Updated, Not Inundated
  292. The Illusion of Understanding Increases With Depth
  293. Wednesday Morning Horror Story
  294. Preaching To The Choir
  295. The Idiot
  296. This Month in Scrivling - November 2010
  297. Idea Freezing Points
  298. Running out of Inspiration, Time to Watch TV
  299. Your Reflection
  300. I Hate Humans
  301. Near-Death Experiences
  302. The Process of the PhD
  303. Awareness vs Perspective
  304. A Boring Shtick is Still a Shtick
  305. Ode To Flow
  306. Standing Out
  307. Pray Only To Your Wife, Preach Only To Your Children
  308. Passion is Being a Straight-F Student
  309. Family Reunion
  310. Baboons
  311. Benefit of Thought
  312. Minds
  313. Dedication is a Pre-requisite, Not a Panacea
  314. His Life Was a Work of Fiction
  315. Beat People At Your Game
  316. People Steal Shit
  317. Make Money To Make Moments Memorable, Make Money to Make Means Malleable
  318. Selective Anhedonia
  319. Insanity Must Be Appreciated From The Inside
  320. Children
  321. Learn To Keep a Secret
  322. This Month in Scrivling - October 2010
  323. Iterative Recursion, Not Recursive Iteration
  324. I Don''t Mind Suffering
  325. Keep Your Family In Another City
  326. Mac OS 10.7 - The Lion
  327. Conversational Intelligence
  328. Different Paths of Learning
  329. Plugging Frustration Leaks
  330. Does Your Industry Thrive On Clarity Or Confusion
  331. Spread Hate, Not Death
  332. Permission to Panic
  333. My Art and I
  334. Negativity is Contagious
  335. Why Are You So Angry?
  336. Negative Visualisation
  337. Truth Over-estimation
  338. Lazy, or Burned-out?
  339. Good Things Demand To Be Wasted
  340. Greetings to You Fellow Free Spirit
  341. I Have My Reasons, Even If I Don't Know What They Are
  342. Birds of a Feather
  343. Informed Delusion
  344. Forget about the Turing Test
  345. Life Is A Zero Sum Game
  346. Make Art Every (Week)day
  347. Child of the Internet
  348. See in Colour
  349. A Sense of Justice
  350. A Smug Geek We Abhor
  351. Butterflies in My Stomach
  352. Understanding Recursion
  353. When it comes to Beer...
  354. Scarred Along Genetic Fault Lines
  355. Focus, Not Fury
  356. Sanity's Eclipse
  357. Creator's Perspective
  358. Evolution is About Divergence
  359. Be Unreasonable With Your Future
  360. You Know Your Business Model is Good when...
  361. Beauty
  362. I Need to Stop Feeling Good About Myself
  363. Separate the Conceptual Work from the Contextual Work
  364. Diamond on the Horizon
  365. Why The Amazon Kindle Rocks For Programmers
  366. Travel is most fun when...
  367. Decide Where You Call Home
  368. Slave To His Heroes
  369. Stupidity Reigns, but Rationality Prevails
  370. Your Job is to Educate
  371. Never Trust a Skinny Chef
  372. A Great Coach
  373. Insights are Made by Individuals
  374. Good Friends Come and Go
  375. No one likes a Smug Geek
  376. Creativity Demands Space
  377. Use the Puddle
  378. Work til Death
  379. Perpetual Nonsense Machine
  380. No Idea Is An Old Idea
  381. P ≠ NP ?
  382. Use the Smileys
  383. I've Waited So Long For This Moment
  384. History Repeats Itself
  385. The Lonely Splat
  386. Ultimate Sales Tip
  387. Moral GreyZones
  388. Every Day Is A Sunday
  389. Words
  390. Colourful Personality
  391. I've Got a Date with God
  392. Artists Paint with Courage
  393. Coffee Never Tastes As Good As It Smells
  394. Aching Hunger
  395. Listen
  396. Permission to Tinker
  397. Ideas in the Shower
  398. Thought Is Infinitely Scalable
  399. The Soul Machine
  400. Be a Comedian
  401. WWJD
  402. An Open Mind
  403. What Would My Future Self Say
  404. Lameness and Greatness
  405. You Only Need To Get Tipsy
  406. Money is Energy
  407. Water Under the Bridge
  408. Who's Recording
  409. Fishing for Fanboys
  410. Black Hole
  411. The Patriot
  412. Boring Makes Things Brighter
  413. The Flower is Special
  414. What You Don''t Know Can''t Hurt You
  415. Broadcast Your Work
  416. Phantom Limb Pain
  417. Only the Best
  418. Embrace the Randomness in Your Heart
  419. Eating Ice Cream
  420. Clarity Evolves From Contradiction
  421. Longest Tennis Match
  422. Recessions are Filters
  423. Why do Projections Try to be Linear
  424. You Don't Need to Be Cut to Bleed
  425. Get More Sleep
  426. Genius is in the Details
  427. Separate the Thinking from the Doing
  428. The Corporate Ladder of Kings For a Day
  429. I Get Paid to Sit Around
  430. Tree of Worries
  431. God Save the Queen
  432. Procrastination is a Perspective
  433. Love
  434. Friend of the Abattoir
  435. iPhone Addiction
  436. The New iPhone
  437. Marketing
  438. Simplicity Sells, Complexity Scales
  439. Sympathy Scales
  440. Talk to An Idiot
  441. Be Ruthless With Your Mind
  442. Two Kinds of Stories
  443. Dreams Need Reality's Support
  444. Beat The Dead Horse
  445. That Guy in Your Head
  446. A Purple Cow
  447. A Healthy Sense of Inadequacy
  448. Luck
  449. Money Buys You Slaves, not What Really Matters
  450. Born a Genius
  451. You're Delusional If You Think You Can Change The World
  452. Find What You're Looking For
  453. Almost There
  454. On Math
  455. Writer's Block
  456. We Speak The Same Language
  457. Delusional Startup Founders
  458. There is no Wasted Time
  459. The Programmer's Dilemma
  460. Two Locks
  461. Poetry Needs to Be Discovered to Be Loved
  462. The Page is Busy
  463. Miners make more than Bankers
  464. Words for Justice, Knives for Freedom
  465. Floating Gardens
  466. Coffee
  467. The Fall Didn't Hurt
  468. My Favourites Up Until Now
  469. The Original Scrivle