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Cry Me Bitter Tears (2016)

Shenango China Company — New Castle, Pennsylvania

In early February 1991 it was announced that the operations of Shenango China, now deemed expendable, were being phased out by the end of the year. 54 more words


Information, quantum theory, entropy and other weird stuff

In the last blog I claimed that consciousness is an emergent property of a complex information system and that conscious experience is caused by our mental model observing itself recursively.   733 more words


Cultural Conflicts, Embodied: On Being Transgender, and Unsure

I don’t know that I’ll ever cross over the threshold into a true or authentic self, that I’ll ever pass as male or feel like a singular entity, rather than split.

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Divestiture (2016)


Shenango China Company — New Castle, Pennsylvania

In July 1989 the Canadian Pacific company announced it was going to divest itself of its fine china holdings, including Shenango, Mayer, and Syracuse China; and would be selling these assets to historic Pfaltzgraff Company of York, Pennsylvania. 51 more words


Realisation and Distraction (2nd edition)

Realisation and distraction,
the curse of one another.
The curse they know because they are,
but equal to each other.

Growth of each, extends the curse, 86 more words


Retooled as a Tool (2016)

Shenango China Company — New Castle, Pennsylvania

In January 1988, as Syracuse China was finalizing the acquisition and the Shenango China plant was temporarily shut down. 68 more words