I bought my current home desktop computer, a Mac Mini, in 2012. I bought it on Father’s Day, and I … Continue reading Escaping from Planned Obsolescence
All of Cal Newport’s books could be titled, “How to Be an Effective Person.” Or, maybe, “How to Be an … Continue reading Digital Minimalism — Cal Newport — The Story’s Story
Been a while since I came across a Megan McArdle piece I thought worth passing on, but this one is … Continue reading Journalism is Dying Because It’s Not Free
This being the anniversary of Fort Sumter, I thought it useful to blog a bit about a topic near to … Continue reading Why Civil War Battles Were Fought That Way
I am generally distrustful of bipartisan legislation, especially when the CEO of RIAA is this enthusiastic, but this doesn’t look … Continue reading Music Modernization Bill Sounds Good.
An excerpted chapter from Nate Silver’s The Signal and the Noise is worth reading in its entirety. It deals with how … Continue reading Why Chess Computers do Not Signal Skynet
Today, as one of the perks of my job, I got an iPad. I’m still playing around with it, but … Continue reading Playing with My New Toy