Author: Christopher Carr

Christopher Carr does stuff and writes about stuff.
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The Case for Monopoly

Board Game Symposium: If anything, Monopoly teaches that, despite your best planning, wise investment, and sound judgment, sometimes the universe has other plans (or no plan at all).

This Cannot Be

Dear Presidential Committee:

On behalf of the nineteen Core Competencies as developed by the Consensus Statement on Presidential Attributes Sub-Committee on Selection Criteria Summit of 2048, we respectfully submit this Letter of Evaluation.

Wine and Punishment

Is it racist to call the Saudis barbaric for planning to cane an elderly British man for having bottles of homemade wine in his car? Can I say that, objectively speaking, my values are better than the values of these people? Does this have anything to do with Islam?

Discuss.

OS Bleg

In college, I took a few computer science courses. The comp sci department at my university preferred Solaris. I thought it was okay but somewhat nonintuitive, and with the same problems I had with...

T1 – 004: Three Cadaver

We detached the sternocleidomastoid and infrahyoid muscles from their sternal and clavicular insertions. Then, I took a manual bonesaw and cut through the clavicles at their midlengths…

The Affordable Care Act One Year Later

The New York Times has a new report: the Affordable Care Act seems to be making steady progress against the problem of uninsured Americans. This is despite Republican obstructionism of Medicaid expansion.

by Christopher Carr