Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

09 Mar 2006, 11:46 a.m.

Bodies And Motion

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2006 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

John-Paul might like some thoughts on "Skin".

Some lighthearted "How geeky are you?" litmus tests, including:

I assume you all know what time division you have to type into the microwave so your coffee mug returns to the same position? I mean, you don't want to have to twist your wrist, or grab the sides of your hot coffee you?

So, I made the effort to figure out what time interval it takes for one rotation, and then always punch in a multiple of that so I don't have to strain myself to grab the mug, and the handle is always facing me when I open the door...