December 29th, 2001

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And get this: Evolution had left five logic cells unconnected to the rest of the circuit, in a position where they should not have been able to influence its workings. Yet if Thompson disconnected them, the circuit failed. Evidently the chip had evolved a way to use the electromagnetic properties of a signal in a nearby cell. But the fact is that Thompson doesn't know how it works.

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just in from seeing mikeylove's band, synergy, at what's gotta be the best bar I've been to since I've been here. it's TINY. ten stools at the bar, three pool tables, a stage, and maybe five tables for two. good crowd. too bad it's half an hour from home.

it was synergy's first show ever, and they sounded good. and I got the set list. so neener.