A bounded box

Published in S. P. A. C. E. for members of SELF. Subscribe now [caption id="attachment_2481" align="alignleft" width="610"] S. P. A. C. E. posts Tuesdays.[/caption] IN THE INSTANCE OF THE LIBRARY, it is obvious. We are there to find books, randomly off the shelf if it's possible, and we are there…

The best is yet to come, and this is why

[caption id="attachment_90" align="alignleft" width="700"] Bangkok, January 2015, This is where  S. P. A. C. E., an eZine, began.[/caption] NINE OUT OF TEN TIMES when I write here I am wondering, 'Is anyone still there? Does anyone read this blog,' as in, 'Is it being received?' And if so, what are…

On the challenging nature of not-knowing

[caption id="attachment_1061" align="alignleft" width="700"] Read 'The Man Who Discovered N' >[/caption] THE INTERNET ISN'T CONNECTING on this computer (Dell, borrowed), but I'm okay with that. I've been meaning to write you for a while. Tell you some of what's been happening, in the heart of the city where I've been…

An open letter to ‘N’ invitees

[caption id="attachment_1199" align="alignright" width="700"] King's Cross Saint Pancras // Photo by A. Spaice 2015[/caption] HELLO AND WELCOME. IT SURE MUST BE WEIRD, from your perspective, getting an invite to something as obscure as 'N'. First things first: Perhaps you're not into it. And that's okay. Thanks for coming this far,…

The why of N

[caption id="attachment_1061" align="alignright" width="700"] Click to read 'The Man who Discovered N' >[/caption] A COUPLE OF PEOPLE have asked me why I make 'N'. Very fair question, especially if you've been invited by AS recently. If you like myth and fiction, this story, 'The Man who Discovered N' might be…

When scientists hate logic

Published in S. P. A. C. E. Subscribe now [caption id="attachment_821" align="alignright" width="700"] Niels Bohr, Danish physicist [1885-1962][/caption]I KNEW THERE WAS SOMETHING special about Niels Bohr. Being a nerd about small units of matter, about particles, about fuzzy logic, quantum math, and the general area of work in which people are…