An Ode to My GR1
May 12, 2023
Goruck & ruck & travel
Eleven years in, this GR1 is the best bag I’ve ever owned.
Would you like to play a game?
Feb 18, 2023
AI & Terminator & T-800 & Bing & Armageddon
A long night with Bing results in revealing shadow-self desires, shades of movie plots from the ‘80s, and unrequited love.
A Spacey Kind of Day
Jan 25, 2023
space & photography
It's been a spacey kind of day. I was deep on a half dozen proposals for work. These two gems crossed my radar and were too good not to share.
What do these things have in common?
Oct 12, 2022
The Verge & stroopwafels & soundtracks & Starfield & Photoshop & COVID & Taboo
A random sample from the day: Photoshop, Marshawn Lynch, a video game that’s not out for a year, a major website redesign, and stroopwafels.
2022-10-11: Proof of Life
Oct 11, 2022
Proof of Life & Disney & CAH & Clam-O-Maise
A quick recap of things to spend money on and the fact that I was at Disney World last week.
2022-09-30 11:00: Proof of Life
Sep 30, 2022
work & HALO 22 & coffee & Pixies
As of this writing, the inboxes are sitting at 303. I won't have time to do much with that situation until I get through "other things."
This is the best bad idea we have.
Sep 19, 2022
media diet & argo & ben afflect & 80s
How is this movie a decade old? Who cares, it’s great. You should watch it before it leaves Netflix this month.
Today’s Earworm(s): 2022-07-12 Edition
Jul 12, 2022
Music & Listening To
It’s Always Blue: Songs from Legion is today’s 11-Pack of Earworms.
Denial is not just a river in Egypt
Jul 5, 2022
Trump & Media Diet & Dropbox & GOTV & Fringe & True Romance & Biltmore
A poorly titled “Proof of Life” post covering the erosion of Democracy, Dropbox dropping the ball, and
Jun 23, 2022
Democracy & Toys & Computers & AI & Public Domain
Analog computers, AI, the fate of Democracy, and a treasure trove of Japanese toys. Or, what we call “Thursday.”
Jun 22, 2022
House Elves & Cal Newport & Warren Ellis & gardeners & architects
It’s been a month since I’ve posted a sticker at a gas station. This post has words that describe workflows, Land Rovers, and deciding between architects and farmers.
May 14, 2022
Nine Inch Nails at Red Hat: An Evening Out
May 12, 2022
NIN & Raleigh & Live Music & Concerts
Eight shots from the April 28, 2022 Nine Inch Nails show at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh. (Most of them are from the walk there.)
2022-04-27: Proof of Life
Apr 27, 2022
crypto & Cawthorn & MTG. slo-mo
I might be posting this to make sure—after a declaration of “I’m going to blog more”—that I get at least one post up within a week.
2022-04-20: Getting back to it.
Apr 20, 2022
wrigthsville & data viz & bronco
Back after a quick break with tales from the coast, rambling about Ford Broncos, sunsets, and the immense wealth of Jeff Bezos’.
2022-04-06: Proof of Life
Apr 6, 2022
Raleigh & Run & Music
Thoughts from a Saturday
Apr 5, 2022
Facebook & DJT & Albini & douchebaggery
A collection of things that crossed my mind this past Saturday. A letter from Steve Albini, speculation about a Masterclass in douchebaggery, and Facebook is still the worst.
Farewell Weather Line
Mar 31, 2022
I can’t believe I downloaded Weather Line about ten years ago. While I might have dabbled with other weather apps over the decade, this one was always on my home screen.
Mar 5, 2022
Raleigh & photowalk & union-station & walking
Dragged one of the Fujis along with me as we walked downtown so Laura could catch her train Saturday morning.
Getaway to the Coast
Mar 1, 2022
travel & Wilmington & water & dining
Sometimes, you need to pack up and hit the road. Get out of town, get out of your own head.