Posted on Sun 22 March 2020 in Micro

My podcast consumption has taken a sharp decline with the advent of Covid-19

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Posted on Wed 11 March 2020 in Micro

Giving spotify another shot, and I’m shocked with how much better it is than Apple Music. The playlists Spotify creates blow Apple Music’s away

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Posted on Fri 21 February 2020 in Tech Tips

I came across a weird bug that took me a few minutes to solve. I was using pandas get_dummies function (which was absolutely terrific) but wasn’t able to access the columns after.

After noodling for a minute, I used print(list(Data)) to see that the columns weren’t …

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Posted on Thu 13 February 2020 in Quotes

“There’s a ton you can get in life if you’re willing to submit yourself to the mortifying horror of asking for it.”

Via swiss-miss

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Posted on Wed 12 February 2020 in Micro

I am looking forward to rooting on my UNLV rebels today. Let’s continue to crush the competition! 🏀🏀

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Posted on Tue 11 February 2020 in Micro

Loved this post from Kottke. Monks really struggled with distraction too! Crazy how everyone faces the same problems.

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Napping 101

Posted on Tue 11 February 2020 in Micro

Really enjoying When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink. It’s enlightening about how bad we are at optimizing our behaviors. Of particular note is the section on napping, which I need to get better at.

“Down a cup of coffee. Seriously. The most efficient nap …

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Posted on Tue 11 February 2020 in Micro

Something I’ve been looking at is the difference between 538’s Carmelo projections and the Vegas lines. Usually they’re pretty close, but there’s a certain percentage where they vary a bit. Interested in looking at this further…

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Posted on Sun 05 January 2020 in Micro

🏈 By planning on the Saints to win, I forgot about the bugaboo factor, in that the Vikings have them completely bugaboo’d from both the Minnesota Miracle to the Pass Interference disaster. You win some; you lose some

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Quitting Social Media

Posted on Sun 05 January 2020 in Tech Update

I feel like it’s now all the rage to be quitting social media. First, I read the excellent book Digital Minimalism, followed by a great interview with Yes Theory. And then yet another sign that I should do this is reading Rands’s most recent article, The Builders High …

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