1. #1 A Metaphorical Pairing

    Thu 27 December 2018 By Andrew McConachie

    Metaphors We Live By (1980) & Philosophy in the Flesh (1999)

    Both by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson

    "Metaphors We Live By" Philosophy in the Flesh"

    I've written enough on this blog about my experiences with metaphors. I've even written on this blog how these two books have influenced me. We're not going to rehash any of that.

    Instead …

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  2. The Books that Most Influenced Me

    Thu 27 December 2018 By Andrew McConachie

    2018 is winding down and coming to an end, and like I did at the end of 2017 I thought it would be interesting to revisit some the media I consumed in 2018 and list some of the best bits. That was the plan. Then a friend of mine nominated …

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  3. Favorite Discoveries of 2017

    Thu 28 December 2017 By Andrew McConachie

    This post will list some of my favorite discoveries of 2017, mostly writing. It's partly to share and partly to to remind myself years from now what I was into in 2017. This does not necessarily mean the media was created this year, or their author became famous this year …

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  4. Adventures in DANE

    Fri 28 August 2015 By Andrew McConachie

    This post will reflect on the relatively new DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities(DANE) protocol from the Internet Engineering Task Force(IETF). We will first explain how DANE works, talk about what DANE can and cannot do, then briefly discuss the future of Internet encryption standards in general before wrapping …

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