Jodi was persistent and I finally relented to read Life of Pi by Yann Martel, a book she heartedly recommended. Boy, am I glad she is persistent! Life of Pi is about a young man in India, the son of a zookeeper, who decides that he wants to be Christian, Muslim and Hindu because he loves God and sees value in all these religions. At 16, Pi and his family attempt to immigrate to Canada, taking a ship across the Pacific with many of the zoo’s animals on-board. The ship sinks and Pi continues his travels in a lifeboat with a few other passengers. The story is really about stories, and how the telling of a good story can illuminate greater truths. Wonderful book.
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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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