Monthly Archives: October 2014

Race Report: St. George Marathon

This was the first time I’ve ever run a marathon as a training run and I picked the perfect race for it. The scenery was so gorgeous I kept stopping to take pictures. The course was mostly flat. Actually it … Continue reading

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Review: What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is absolutely delightful. I wish there was this kind of joyful and playful science writing when I was a kid. … Continue reading

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Ello is Not the Future of Social Networking, Distributed Social Networking Is

Like everyone else last week I started hearing about a new social network called Ello. The draw of this new social network was that it didn't serve ads and had a “minimal” user interface. And, like everyone else, I begged … Continue reading

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Review: The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances

The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distances by Matthew Inman My rating: 3 of 5 stars To date I have found the Oatmeal alternately inspiring and obnoxious. This book is no different. I enjoyed it and found … Continue reading

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