Julie's Website

Miscellaneous nonce hence:

  • My Rulz, totally inspired by the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition and not at all by Robin's Laws, from an episode I've purposely never seen.
  • A crappy Speech Synthesizer that was already useless 30 years ago.
  • A Mourner's Mistake
  • Derivative world building: what started out as a ripoff of Dougal Dixon's fictional Sulfuria, that has since morphed into delusional pipe dreams about Venus.
  • Main Focus:


    We know how many primary colors there are, how many primary touch sensations, and have a pretty good idea about primary tastes. We know how frequencies of sound are detected and that our sense of hearing processes by pitch and timbre. But what about smell? I have nothing better to do in life than dedicate the rest of my days to a lofty attempt to unravel how olfaction is encoded and which notes combine to form familiar aromas, a goal without much hope that one independent amateur would ever be able to accomplish it.

    Element Spectra

    Different gases electrified in glass tubes produce distinctive colors of light. So do metals when sparked, or their salts in a flame. I bothered to actually obtain as many pure elements as I could, and observe their spectra both visually and photographically. Here is the result.