Author Archives: stoove

About stoove

A physicist, researcher, and gamesman. Likes to think about the mathematics and mechanics behind all sorts of different things, and writing up the thoughts for you to read. A competent programmer, enjoys public speaking and mechanical keyboards. Has opinions which might even change from time to time.

On Mentoring

These experiences have shaped me both professionally and personally, to the benefit of everyone involved. Continue reading

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The Riddle of the Sons

But we’re not here to find the intended answer – we’re here to find an answer which follows the rules… Continue reading

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When is wrong, right?

“True believers” who allow their beliefs to support their professional work should hold no place in academia. Continue reading

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Archetypical

One of the things which attracts me about Magic: The Gathering is that there’s so much to learn and understand, there’s always something to discover or think about. I’ve spent a lot of time recently mulling over what different deck … Continue reading

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Conference Coincidence

I had to explain the talk in simple and straightforward terms – a kind of reinforcement which helped me engage better with the subject and absorb more of the content. Continue reading

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Casualcore: Cards, Computers, and Competition

Since I quit World of Warcraft years ago, I’ve often lacked a consistent source of things to say for this blog. Sometimes I have ideas, but more often than not I can’t feel strongly enough about it import to commit … Continue reading

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Let’s Take Back Democracy

voting isn’t the totality of our democracy – our institutions and customs form a major part of our democracy; the courts & rule of law, local councils, Parliament, Government, even arguably our security & emergency services Continue reading

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