Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Motivational And Behavioral Language

Okay, I got back from the make-up tour and did the cruise on Lake Mead, which was highly informative, much better than the Hoover Dam tour that made me feel that Americans are still living in their past glory, given … Continue reading

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Just Like Chinese

Okay, I got a call this morning confirming that I would get a free make-up tour tomorrow instead of a partial refund today, which is cool. We’ll see. Sometimes, they are just saying, knowing that I’ll be gone very soon … Continue reading

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Nature Stateless Or Stateful

Vegas tours suck. Due to high competition, the prices have been driven so low that there’s no more quality of service. In any case, I’ll talk about this next week, as they seem to be willing to give me a … Continue reading

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An Arthropodan Joke

I took down my previous post within 24 hours, not because it’s boring but because it’s missing a crucial step to be useful. When the reconnaissance spacecraft finishes collecting data, the information is known too late as it has reached … Continue reading

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Vegas II

It’s the 5th day into the 15-day vacation at Las Vegas. Last time I was here during the hot summer time, in August and plain desert heat. People constantly ask me why I come to Vegas for vacation. Well, I … Continue reading

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A Christish Joke

Ran: “So, space-time is perfectly continuous, responding to the gravitational field perfectly.” Xin: “It appears so, and when you travel near the speed of light, it responds to your speedo field because your mass is still too small to produce … Continue reading

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A Little Confession

I was trying to introduce a scene set in 2125 for my novel, with Christine again as the main character, but rather unsuccessfully. The problem is that the overall pace is too slow for a short story, which breaks a … Continue reading

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