July 30, 2006
This one is for Christopher
A marvelous essay on quartz, Seiko and LJ Bregeut.
In particular, the virtues of the 196kHz Seiko 8F56 movement, as seen in the Alpinist. All told in the form of a bedtime story with his daughter, complete with the ghost of Breguet and a tolerant wife. Well worth a read!
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Amazing feature on oil
A long but incredible feature in the chicago tribune about oil, painstakingly traced from its source to its use, a filling station outside of
What does ‘Fnord’ mean, anyway?
I got asked the obvious question today of where the weblog title came from. Short answer: Robert Anton Wilson, as vaguely remembered by someone who