In what may be the best sports-related article I’ve ever read, Michael Lewis in the New York Times Magazine tells the story of Shane Battier, a legendary high-school and college basketball star who has terrible stats in the NBA, but is an exceptional talent. Battier plays smart, and was signed to the Houston Rockets by a smart management team who has tapped into measuring the right statistics in the game. In any endeavor, if you can collect and measure meaningful statistics and act accordingly, you’ll have a significant advantage of those who work hard, but do it blindly.
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Asides...⚡ February 5, 2023
Becoming a Premier League fan makes the end of the NFL season much less somber.⚡ December 21, 2022
I recommend Neeva private search to help protect your privacy. I signed up for the Premium version, but you can use their free version across web and mobile.⚡ December 19, 2022
Argentina wins the 2022 World Cup with an epic final game. And Messi gets his storybook ending as the greatest of all time.⚡ November 18, 2022
Testing the ActivityPub WordPress plugin. This post should publish to @email@example.com⚡ November 13, 2022
The Minnesota #Vikings win an absolute classic game at the Buffalo Bills. Justin Jefferson has a killer forth quarter including one of the greatest clutch catches of all time! #SKOL Vikings!⚡ November 13, 2022
Trying Mastodon Autopost to WordPress plugin. Originating my content on my site is something I should prioritize.⚡ October 19, 2022
Hacker T Dog, cockers!⚡ May 25, 2022
Severence on Apple TV+ is a great show and I’m looking forward to season 2. Don’t miss “The Lexington Letters” for some additional insights into the mystery.⚡ April 5, 2022
The 1950 U.S. Census has been published and is freely searchable. Go spy on your ancestors.⚡ May 8, 2021
They’re Made Out of Meat
Life on Mars?
WandaVision is good
WandaVision has been pretty good, hopefully the final episode will pay it off!⚡ December 16, 2020
Largehearted Boy end of year lists
If you like end-of-year lists as much as I do, then you need to know about Largehearted Boy.⚡ November 2, 2020
Vote! “The most important office, and the one which all of us can and should fill, is that of private citizen.” Louis Brandeis.⚡ October 8, 2020
RIP Eddie Van Halen
RIP Eddie Van Halen.⚡ May 21, 2020
Thank you Way Back Machine
Video post cleanup
Cleaned up a bunch of dead video embeds on posts from year’s past.⚡ May 3, 2020
Kevin Kelly’s 68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice
Kevin Kelly’s “68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice” is full of gems, pinned here for future and frequent reference.⚡ June 28, 2019
The Galaxy Buds are great devices. They may not be quite as seamless as AirPods, but they come close for Samsung phone users. Our augmented future includes computers in our ears.⚡ February 26, 2019
Foldable screens are here, but the products are very early versions. I expect I’ll buy something foldable no earlier than 2021.⚡ May 19, 2018
Favicons on Favorites page
File under “I should have done this year’s ago”. I added favicons to my Favorites page.⚡ April 16, 2018
I added “Asides…” to the site’s sidebar using some custom code for WordPress, leveraging Post Type. Read more here.⚡ November 27, 2016
My next personal computer is probably going to be a Chromebook
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