Timo Laine’s Journal

Taking life philosophically.

Archives

This is a chronological archive of all the entries in the journal.

  1. This is my journal, 25 December 2009
  2. The Egyptian: do Finns love cynicism and graphic violence?, 27 December 2009
  3. Machiavelli, blogs, and the freshness of information, 28 December 2009
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, 3 January 2010
  5. Tips on URI design, 7 January 2010
  6. Politics and their relation to morals, 10 January 2010
  7. How to choose a wine glass, 18 January 2010
  8. Collaborative filtering: Ambjørnsen and LibraryThing, 24 January 2010
  9. The load cycle count of Western Digital Caviar Green hard drives, 31 January 2010
  10. Transferring music to Nokia 5530 XpressMusic on Ubuntu with Banshee, 5 February 2010
  11. The next version of Ubuntu shows great promise, 10 February 2010
  12. How to stop procrastinating on the web with Firefox and LeechBlock, 22 February 2010
  13. How to say it while not saying it: Machiavelli and the Medici, 8 March 2010
  14. Thought experiments in Dangerous Laughter by Steven Millhauser, 23 March 2010
  15. Can ideologies fail?, 13 April 2010
  16. Imaginary friends are better than real ones, 26 April 2010
  17. Is ideology bad?, 4 May 2010
  18. Is natural better?, 16 May 2010
  19. The value of passion, 31 May 2010
  20. For readers of Niccolò Machiavelli, two new online treasures, 5 June 2010
  21. Robert Nozick on failed ideologies, 19 June 2010
  22. Robert Nozick on extremism, 28 June 2010
  23. Merit and video replay technology in football, 12 July 2010
  24. Unnatural complexity of flavor, 13 September 2010
  25. Photography, technology and manipulation, 10 November 2010
  26. Niccolò Machiavelli and the problem of fortune, 10 December 2010
  27. Machiavelli and the Stoicity of his fortune, 15 January 2011
  28. Machiavelli on consistency, 7 April 2011
  29. In politics, sometimes it is better to be hated, 23 April 2011
  30. The selfishness of selfishnesses, 22 July 2011
  31. The happy prince, 22 November 2011
  32. Unless it is digital it is not real, 22 May 2012
  33. Machiavelli everywhere, 4 May 2014

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