Joseph Stiglitz is in the Motherfucking House!

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Jump up and down like teenage fangirls and scream till we vomit, coz one of the sexiest brains on the planet is coming to Wellington. Lock up your daughters, it’s Joseph ‘Big Bad Wolf’ Stiglitz!!! His early four-track demo tape “the theory of markets with asymmetric information” was picked up by EMI, went gold, and …

MAF jobs

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MAF climate change jobs (and others), all of page C5 in todays Dom Post. Don’t be too put off by the expectations for experience and qualfications, they’re after so many people that there’ll be opportunities even if you don’t have everything they’re hoping for.

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When cycling to work in the sun, many questions arise: What is the meaning of life? How can I define additionality? That’s a cute jogger* Why are my cranks creaking? How much will the Karapoti hurt? Will the Mitochondrion Mark 3 work? I don’t have answers to any of these questions (yet), but it was …

Occasional memeing

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It’s all tatjna‘s fault. Quiet – Coz I’m just crap at getting to sleep without, and lack of sleep makes me grump(ier). Quaffing – Cold orange juice, and then feeling sick after. It’s one of life’s joys. Queer – Is that a thing? It’s a concept, so I say it’s a thing. I’m an engineer, …

Hmm… Mitochondrion, Mark 3

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My Mitochondrion design cycle time is coming down. Last time I designed the control and driver boards it took 6 weeks. Three days so far and it’s nearly done. The mark 3 design seems to be coming along nicely. By ‘nicely’ I mean that when I’m tweaking the circuit boards to make the software faster, …

Back from Kiwiburn

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Erf… don’t have the words for Kiwiburn right now, but I do have this: (Better with sound.) Also, best insult of the weekend – “he’s got that 80s Rotorua cop personality”.