One year ago tomorrow, I graduated from college. As my younger
friends graduated today (thanks for the quasi-livestream, Skye), I
actually realized this fact: it's been a year. A year as one of the
dead. A year in the real world. It's bloody strange. On some level, it's
unbelievable that I've been out for a whole year. Graduation was just a
couple of weeks ago, wasn't it? I can still remember lectures good and
bad, evenings in the muddhole, nights working in Platt, as though it
were all just yesterday. On another level, though, it almost feels like
I've been …
So, Sunday was my college graduation. I'm now a college graduate. Wow,
that's weird to write. If you're curious about we details, I hold a
Bacheleor of Science in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College
with overall academic distinction and with departmental honors in
two departments. Woo.
It's really weird to be done. I keep expecting that this will just be a
break, that things will be back to normal soon. I'd really gotten used
to things at Mudd, I was really happy there. Mudders: I already miss
you. In retrospect, there are a lot of things that I should …
One To Go
Well, I'm done with another semester. That finishes off my third year
here in Claremont. One to go. Woo.
If you were to examine the Code section of this website, you would
find that it now contains actual, real live content. Amazing!
Back at Mudd
Well, break's over. I'm back at Mudd. Hopefully, I'll keep updating as
the semester goes on.
Here's the rules, as I've seen them on the Internet:
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual
one: pick the CLOSEST.
And my result is,
"But this concept of nature is confirmed by experience and must
inevitably be presupposed if there is to be possible experience, which
is coherent knowledge of the objects of sense in accordance with
Immanuel Kant, Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals …