Post Archive


Preface to the blog

Is physics in a crisis?

Why quantum gravity needs operationalism: Part 1

Communication without substance: a cautionary (fairy)tale

Obligatory post on the Nobel Prize

Why quantum gravity needs operationalism: Part 2

The Adam and Eve paradox

Halloween special: Boltzmann brains

Bostrom beats the Boltzmann brains

Wheels within wheels

In search of the scientific method

Traunkirchen 2013


My PhD thesis on time-travel, for dummies

So can we time-travel or not?!

Black holes, bananas, and falsifiability

Stories to explode your mind

Art and science, united by chickens

The complexity horizon

The Zen of the quantum omelette

Death to Powerpoint!

Danny Greenberger on AI

Searching for an invisible reality

The cracked mirror

Stop whining and accept these axioms

Why does matter curve space and time?

Time-travel, decoherence, and satellites

Ten Rules for Research


Wigner has no friends in space

Jacques Pienaar’s guide to making physics (Pt.1)

The trouble with Reichenbach

Science, psychoanalyzed


Bootstrapping to quantum gravity