Bucket Overflow

Lucy Keer
Monthly newsletter/workbook for half-baked ideas
Created 21 May 2020
  • August 2021: end of Season 2
    01 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    A year or two ago I read Robin Sloan’s Advice for newsletter-ers: Here’s my piece of advice for newsletter-ers, new and aspiring: A personal email newsletter ought to be divided into seasons, just lik...
  • July 2021: Drawing Theories Apart offcuts
    01 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 0 7
    So, after last month’s excuse note my plan was to do a decent newsletter this time. I started early, meaning to talk about David Kaiser’s Drawing Theories Apart, a history of Feynman diagrams in physi...
  • June 2021: excuse note
    01 Jul 2021 • 1 min read
    No newsletter this month. I was visiting family last week, and only got back yesterday, and I also wanted to finally get a long blog post out, and now I can’t be bothered to write anything else. Anywa...
  • May 2021: Internalisation
    01 Jun 2021 • 10 min read
    I’ve scheduled this so that it goes out while I’m getting my first covid jab. Woohoo! Also Friday was my last day at work and I now have enormously more free time than I’m used to. ALSO also it’s fina...
  • April 2021: Thought and Language
    01 May 2021 • 12 min read
    Hello again, It’s been sunnier here, lockdown restrictions have loosened a bit, and I can think again. And I’ve remembered how to read books! So instead of dredging up a few half-arsed thoughts from T...
  • March 2021: sensemaking about sensemaking
    01 Apr 2021 • 3 min read
    Hello again. I got a handful of new signups from the romanticism post last month, so hello for the first time to you :) Just to warn you, this newsletter has no theme at all and has always been pretty...
  • February 2021: The Branches of Romanticism
    01 Mar 2021 • 7 min read
    After I got my physics posts finished last month I had a sort of ‘productivity hangover’ where I didn’t want to think very hard about physics, or anything else really. I’m not quite through it yet, so...
  • January 2021: murky half-drafts and a heap of links
    01 Feb 2021 • 13 min read
    Hello again, I finally finished my Worse Than Quantum Physics blog posts! The first one is here, and the second one will be out in the week sometime. These posts set up an analogy between two systems,...
  • December 2020: if it's the end of the year, then I write a review
    01 Jan 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Well, so that’s over. This newsletter has some of the classic end-of-year type stuff at the end. There’s also a section on yet another psychology experiment that turns out to be More Complicated Than ...
  • November 2020: half-arsed linkpost
    05 Dec 2020 • 4 min read
    Hi everyone, A giant migraine completely ate the end of November and I couldn’t do anything at all for the last three days. I like to always get this out on the first day of the month, to add a bit of...
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