Paul Latham

Author

Seeing Yoga for the Trees

I enjoy analyzing systems. I like to break down the processes and components and really delve into the inner mechanics of a variety of situations both mundane and profound. There is a certain confidence that comes from the fact that Read more…


Music Mondays: Tengger Calvary

The first Dan Carlin podcast I experienced was Wrath of the Khans which lead me into some fairly deep investigations of Mongolia and her culture. Which is how I discovered Tengger Calvary, a Mongolian Folk Metal band that uses the traditional Mongolian Read more…


Late Review: Stranger Things

I love to get creatively blind sided. I walked into Star Wars in 1977 completely cold, unaware of even the basics. Of course I was blown away in that life changing way that I the creative types hope for. There Read more…


What Can a Little Curry Do?

My diet and cooking preferences have simplified a lot lately. My current favorite meal? Steamed vegetables over rice with a bit of Cajun seasoning and a boiled egg or two. Done in about fifteen minutes and immensely satisfying. I’ve had Read more…


Writing Projects

I have set up some of my writing projects off of my personal site at xendragon.com as a publishing experiment. I enjoy writing but never found myself in position to try to publish through traditional vectors. So I wanted to Read more…


Music Mondays: Dark Jazz

The modern music scene is a mess. And that’s probably a good thing. Not every one would say so. Record labels are still shaking their heads over the fact that they lost control so quickly. One moment, the masses listened Read more…


Free Will and the Nature of Time

The concept and definition of Free Will is perhaps the deepest rabbit hole in philosophical thought. So the idea of layering the Nature of Time onto the myriad of arguments relating to free will is daunting to say the least but so very Read more…


Review: Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow

I crave innovation. Which means my tastes vary wildly and can veer unexpectedly into interesting areas. And I enjoy the side trips and discoveries especially with the aid of modern search engines. Bustling algorithms comb my search histories and spew Read more…


Is the Universe a Simulation?

The universe is huge. Being a lover of sci-fi I have always assumed that we, as in we humans, will eventually get to stars but the more that I learn about the distances and the math involved, I feel my Read more…


200 Hours of Yoga: One Year Later

So last year about this time I was pushing towards the end of a 200 hour yoga certification class. The experience was a bit of a whirlwind and I’ve spoken before about jumping into the deep end  so soon after Read more…