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I have my parents set up with an Airport Base Station (router) and a Time Capsule (backup hard drive). They have big green lights on them, usually. But those turning to big annoying flashing yellow lights when there is something wrong. I happened to be at their house, so attempted to fix the issue. By […]

As You Do

Go on the road and bring microphone with you, because you have to record a podcast Realize it’s a USB mic, but your new laptop only has USB-C Buy adapters on Amazon, and have shipped overnight Realize you’ve set up mail forwarding, so adapters will be re-routed Buy adapters again, and ship to address that […]

Calling Bullshit

A proposal for a college course by Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West: The world is awash in bullshit. Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science is conducted by press release. Higher education rewards bullshit over analytic thought. Startup culture elevates bullshit to high art. … We’re sick of it. It’s time to do something, and as […]

NES RPGs

I think a ton of people feel the deepest RPG nostalgia for The Legend of Zelda series or Final Fantasy. I played most of those, too, and loved them. My two absolute favorites, though, were: Crystalis Ultima: Exodus

My Life in 2016

I get to do amazing things in life. I should probably write them down. As I was doing this, I was rather astounded how busy a year can be. Especially in realizing that these were only the big highlights. This doesn’t reflect all the little day-to-day stuff and in-town events that I’d consider just as […]