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Analog Versus Digital

Over the last several months I've been trying to decide how I want to keep my notes and my journals. I've gone back and forth between using a notes app and a moleskine notebook.

Random Thoughts on Owning Things

With the latest news with Paramount+ and Disney/Hulu pulling their own content from their own services, it's gotten me thinking quite a bit about ownership of what you purchase.


I forget what I was reading, but there was a line in it about luck that stuck with me.

On Software Subscriptions

One of the things that has started to bug me of late is that it's getting harder and harder to simply "buy" software. I mean we've always been at the mercy of companies with their license agreements and sometimes DRM, but now it's starting to feel even worse.

On New Stadiums

I'm currently reading Field of Schemes by Neil Demause & Joanna Cagan. It talks about how sports team owners manage to screw the public out of money to pay for their new stadiums and arenas. In one of the later chapters, I found a quote that I think sums up how absurd it is that we are the ones paying for their stadiums.

Thoughts on Trump's Failed Insurrection

As I'm sure just about all are aware, yesterday January 6, 2021, A group of Trump supporters stormed and broke into the US Capitol Building. I followed what was going on and it left me angry, upset, and utterly speechless.

Why I Chose the Apple Watch

I know the Apple Watch has been around for over 5 years, and I've had one for almost 4, but I thought I'd share my reasons for still wearing it and why I like it.

Section 230 Should Be Protected

I’m going to preface this by saying that I am by no means an expert when it comes to all the nuances of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. I do however know that Section 230 serves as the underpinning of how the current Internet works and why all the sites that we all love can survive and exist.

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.

My Thoughts on Microsoft Acquiring GitHub

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.

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.

Adjusting My Social Media Presence

Recently, much has changed in regards to my presence on social media.

Thoughts on the iPhone 7

This post is a follow-up on my previous post about the iPhone 7.

About the iPhone 7

There have been a lot of rumors swirling around about the iPhone 7 coming out in September.

My Thoughts on Ghost so Far

Two weeks ago, I decided to make the switch from WordPress to Ghost as my blogging platform. For me it was a figuratively big jump as I have been using WordPress for years and hadn't really thought of switching to any other platform.

Is the Bill Nye - Ken Ham Debate Worth It?

Tonight, Bill Nye (the Science Guy) is going to debate the founder of the Creation Museum, Ken Ham. The debate is going to center around the whole Evolution versus Creationism argument.