Jason (jcreed) wrote,

I really wish I could order blueprints of my dreams.

I was following some guy, and he proposed a shortcut to get to CMU by cutting through another college which, factually, does not exist. I think they specialized in some kind of engineering. In any event, we passed by a bunch of students there, wearing shiny futuristic uniforms. My guide asked me, rhetorically, kio en la uniformoj estas la plej multekosta? I can't remember if I guessed, or whether he ever answered. But while wandering through one building of the campus-that-wasn't, there was this one magnificent tower, whose function, I think, was nothing more interesting than being a stairwell. It had platforms and passageways, ascending and descending, attached to the curving walls, and stretching out free across the center of the cylinder, and bending around and past each other in just barely phyisically possible ways. It was like looking at some sort of architectural Kama Sutra. I woke up some time later during a much boringer part of the dream, listening to a noisy cement truck.

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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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