Passing Fictions

Up to the end of August. 22-08-2014 How far have flown those light bodied birds Born of summer-balmed lust and vengeful hope Transient shapes cresting seasonal winds Laced with the cloudless dreams of unspent youth Here you'll find calls against the clear skies, The jesting mirth of the jaded mallard;…

On Story Telling

Here I've collected a series of short texts that I frequently find myself rereading. They loosely bear the theme of story telling. Index Nabokov on Time Calvino on Rhyme Beckett on Words Feynman's 1966 NSTA Address Stockholm Syndrome Nabokov I confess I do not believe in time. I like to…

A Reading List

Here is a collection of writings I admire. The criterion for a title to appear is significant long-lasting emotional and intellectual impact. The presented order is insignificant. Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov An autobiographical account uniquely positioned as a pseudo-fictional recount of Nabokov's life, while simultaneously presenting a tour de force…

Elements of Algebraic Geometry

Note: this post is a work in progress. Our goal is to investigate the fundamental relationship between two seemingly disparate worlds that are united in the mathematical field of Algebraic Geometry. In order to do so, we'll take a look at a beautiful proof of the mathematical Theorem known as…

Raeez Lorgat

I'm interested in Algebraic Geometry and Computational Complexity, along with their unification in the nacent Geometric Complexity Theory program. Otherwise I program, photograph, read, swim, surf, play Sabar with MIT's Senegalese drum ensemble and dabble in cinematography. I'm @raeez on Twitter, post on Github, Instagram and Vimeo and occasionally lurk…