A New Year

A year later, let’s see what happened in 2018 and what I’m looking at for 2019.

Goodbye Facebook & Good Riddance

This past week, I finally pulled the trigger and completely removed Facebook from my life. I deleted my Facebook account in June or July, I forget which month, but I had kept my Instagram account. That ended this week when I downloaded my archive and deleted my Instagram account.

False Starts & My Side Project

I think I mentioned it before, but I’ve been working on a new side project. I figured it was a good way to teach myself React and Node.js, much like OpenVoter taught me PHP. I’ve been wanting to familiarize myself with some more modern frameworks, and I feel like Node and React are good places to start.

My Thoughts on Microsoft Acquiring GitHub

Another Redesign

As you can tell, I’ve decided to give my blog a little bit of a facelift.

My Month Away from Social Media

In my last post, I was saying that I was going to attempt an experiment in how I got my news. I decided to turn off Twitter, Facebook and Reddit. Instead of them, I opted for utilizing my subscriptions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Economist. I also ended up using RSS feeds as well.

Changing How I Get the News

A little while back, I read an article in the New York Times by Farhad Manjoo about how he switched to reading newspapers instead of getting his news from Social Media.

Outdoor Hockey

So last Friday night, I was able to do something that I’ve been dreaming of for a while. I was able to skate outdoors on an ice rink in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Looking Back at 2017 and Forward into 2018

A year later, let’s see what happened in 2017 and what I’m looking at for 2018.

Star Trek Discovery and the Future of Streaming

Sunday night, like many Star Trek fans sat down to watch the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery.