||The asterisk where you are
leads to the Medieval "morality play": The
Summoning of Everyman.|
||Read about impact of Hermann
Broch's writings on me, and my friendship with his son,
in my H.F. Broch de Rothermann page.|
Bizen ware sake cup I purchased in Japan (1984),
plus other pieces from my small pottery collection.|
e-Homage to the square (after Joseph Albers).
e-political (Spectral lines).
||Take virtual tour of President and
Mrs. Clinton's new home in Chappaqua, NY....|
||Rare items of Americana: (1) lyrics from the
(2) IBM poster: "How to Stuff a Wild Duck".
SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language) is a powerful
new "technology of the word" ("noetic prosthesis") -- possibly as significant as
alphabetic writing or moveable type. For some thoughts about SGML's potential contribution to our culture,
see: email to a scholarly mailing list. For very basic and, I hope,
friendly and intriguing, introduction by example to what SGML actually is,
see: Intro to SGML.
||Learn about APL computer programming language,
which does for numbers something like SGML does for text. APL is
imaginatively appealing and elegant.
||Deconstruct an ersatz-Jenny Holzer
Java applet Post-postmodernist artwork, and
sculpture. (In trying to learn Java programming,
I also created a pattern matching test,
at which you may wish to try your skill.)|
pages. Thoughts about mechanical wristwatches. Links to manufacturers'
and other horological websites.
Learn about @Swatch beat time.
What time does your computer think it is? Read brief literary /
philosophical quotes about time: "it's About time"....
into virtual reality?
Also: The Internet: A warning!|
||Last but not lost:
Aphorisms for a humane world,
puns and riddles, haikus,
Just So Stories,
thoughts and images not otherwise classified
(and more stuff)