Category: General

  • A Stellaris Strategy

    Influence is required to claim systems, either through building outposts or through conquest. It’s an interesting mechanic as it acts as a sort of absolute limit for empire growth, as it is a fairly passive resource which cannot be improved substantially. Because of this, I felt that the nature of influence would give insight into…

  • Turning Chance Into Certainty

    Imagine a toin coss. We know that there is a 50% chance of getting heads. But what about if we toss the coin twice? What is the probability we can get heads then? Let’s first phrase the question differently: what is the probability of not getting tails at every toss? This yields us the equation…

  • Until Infinite

    Non-market socialism will never exist until economic theory is redundant altogether. In a finite world, there will always be a need for trade, and therefore, a need for a medium. Unless individuality is banned altogether, even in a socialist utopia of free goods for all, our own individuality will conjure needs and wants which a…

  • Ikea Desk

    My friend asked me about whether I had an obsession with something. You know the kind where someone just knows an unreasonable amount of knowledge about some topic. I thought about it for a bit, hoping that I too was special and knew many things about some topic. And then came the realisation: I actually…