Category Archives: Other

Random thoughts

Why Facebook and YouTube are cool

It’s very simple, really. They brought me this: I make jokes about awesomeness all the time. That is truly awesome. The dad in that video is a friend of mine from college. Unfortunately I’ve barely spoken to him since then, but we hooked up on Facebook a while ago, and I’ve been watching Adam’s progression… Read More »

My experience with the “c” word

I can’t remember precisely the last time somebody took a needle and jammed it into my gums multiple times. I can’t remember the date, but I vividly remember the experience. And the crying. And the fear… no: terror. It’s been a long, long time. And I was okay with that being an experience in my… Read More »

Coming soon…

I just finished recording with my wife the inaugural edition of my completely new and wonderful conception: the “Things I didn’t blog about but should have” podcast. That’s right, you can hear in live, monophonic sound, my own voice telling you about the things that I just didn’t bother writing about! How much would you… Read More »

Geek field maneuvers (without the proper tech)

Today I left my house. No, really, it’s true. There wasn’t a computer monitor anywhere near me for hours. Well, okay, except for when we stopped at Best Buy, but other than that I didn’t have anything more advanced than my watch with me for the afternoon. And yet, I managed to do something completely geek-related… Read More »

Everybody’s right, everybody’s wrong

The truth, it is said, is a three-edged sword: your side, their side, and reality – and it cuts in all directions. Lately the education system is in the news a lot. Specifically, Wisconsin and its government’s moves to reduce (or on the other side, protect) the power of the teacher’s unions is currently on… Read More »