I live a rich mental life, as I think many people do. An aspect of this is that various people I've met have come to symbolise parts of me, and when I think about problems, they are mouthpieces for some of my intuitions/emotions/etc. ( Read more...Collapse )
A new Frozen Joghurt place opened near my apartment a few weeks ago, and I'm happy to see signs of life in the evening in this area. I recognise a conflict between my desire for people not to be dependent on commercial entities for things they can easily provide themselves, and the desire to get people out of their homes and interacting late at night. Still, I hate suburbs (not the place, the attitude), and the more local culture, the happier I am; interactivity wins over frugality, in my head.
- Interview with a local company (run by a professor) doing modelling of international conflict. They're not sure if they have a job for me, and I'm not sure I'll be around after my lease here expires, but the work would be fascinating; more fascinating than anything else I'm considering.
- Interview with a large internet company for a kind of sysadmin position. Looks interesting-ish (and I like the company)