I don’t think pain can be objectified and measured. I have recently experienced back pain, but that is nothing up against tooth pain, which is in one’s actual head, throbbing away against the brain. I was told in college, when I had some warts treated, that I have a strong buffer against pain. But I’ve two… Continue reading Pain

The Body · The Soul

A Year of Living Quantitatively

I’m a big believer in the unquantifiable. When you’re a metadata geek, you know that a lot gets lost in the process of quantification. But that’s not to say quantification doesn’t have value. A healthy person needs both data and memory/experience/emotion. And even the unquantifiable can be duly noted, described, and stored. I am taking… Continue reading A Year of Living Quantitatively