Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Here in Victoria, BC, listening to WMM talks. It's a pretty good time. The average interestingness-per-talk is better than usual for most conference-attending I've done.

Ran into old lounge rat Carl Eastlund here. Apparently he's been a grad student at Northeastern for a while, being a scheme hacker. Who knew?

Finished "Three Hainish Novels" on the plane. It was fuckin' beautiful. Thanks for the recommendation, psifenix!
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    Well I am certainly glad I saw Arrival so that I get the wug joke in http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=29480#more-29480

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    Saw "Arrival". It did have some nontrivial linguistics content, but it still felt kind of wrapped up in a discernible layer of Hollywood Woo. The…

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    Had some dinner at Aliada with akiva and sasha and K, and afterwards saw Herzog's "Aguirre, the Wrath of God" in Socrates park. Enjoyably bleak.

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