IKEA POANG Armrest Padding

Posted on December 27th, 2017

When I found myself needing to furnish an apartment from the ground up a couple years back, I needed to get some decent furniture that was affordable. I did a little research and of course IKEA cam...

F-14 Tomcats in Iranian Air Force Service

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

You don’t have to be an airplane junkie like me to know the venerable F-14 Tomcat. Tom Cruise made the sexy, swing-wing super-fighter famous in the movie Top Gun. Well, for those of you not in the...

Hipster Yuppie Techie Speak

Posted on February 16th, 2015

Here’s the brief list of annoying “tech speak" habits that make me want to shoot myself... Starting sentences with "So..." and ending every statement with "right?" Watch any major tech luminary wi...

Testing insync for Google Drive

Posted on April 23rd, 2014

My commitment to any one back-up solution is on par with Tiger Woods’ commitment to his first wife. That is to say, not super. I like the “deep archive" capabilities that Arq pushing up to Amazon G...

Rockabye Baby

Posted on February 6th, 2014

Anyone who knows my wife and I knows we aren’t terribly interested in having kids. However most of my peer group is having, or already has kids. It is through them that I get to live vicariously wh...

Meeting a big dawg

Posted on November 14th, 2013

We had our first “cold” meeting with an investor today. We’ve met with and done fairly “deep dives” with friends-of-the-company type folks before today - but today was the first time an investor as...

Concentrating At Work

Posted on October 31st, 2013

We all seem to be wearing headphones at work nowadays at some point or another. Some of us are programmers who need long periods of undisturbed focus. Some of us are business people that are interr...

Ed Gavagan's Moth Stories

Posted on May 31st, 2013

If you haven't yet started listening to "The Moth" stories, you should start. This was one of the first, if not the first one I ever heard. It's an amazing story.

For my money, Instacast nails pod-catching

Posted on May 29th, 2013

I've been really into a bunch of different podcasts for several years now. No ground breaking recommendations for you, just the usual suspects… This American Life Radio Lab The Moth Here's The Thin...

Book Review: The German Aces Speak

Posted on March 1st, 2013

Something out of the ordinary happened recently….I read a book. I know, that sounds really bad, right? I don't read books much anymore. I read tons of "stuff" every day online of course, but given ...