Awesome Web Reads: February 2018

GQ had a great interview with Quincy Jones. John Perry Barlow, founder of the EFF died early in the month. Kottke shared his 25 Principles of Adult Behavior In saecula saeculorum was a thought-provoking look at the eras of an empire. Tim Ferriss has a great (and short) podcast called The 9 Habits to Stop … Read more

Gone Quiet

It’s been awhile since I had a nonsensical post here. A large amount of my free time is now spent wrangling stuff for my freelance biz. I’m also battling some pretty bad lower back issues that involve lots of heat/cold packs, ibuprofen, KT Tape, and weekly chiropractic visits. As you can imagine, I’m pretty exhausted and grumpy most of the time. Add in the death of a friend, and some other crap, and I don’t feel much like doing things. But I do them anyway.

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Showing Solidarity

safety pin for solidarity

Following Brexit, tolerant Britons adopted a safety pin to show solidarity with immigrants, people of color, and other marginalized groups. I think this is a lovely idea. This weekend, I’ll be buying a box of safety pins. I’ll be carrying the box around with me. If you want one to display on your own person, … Read more

Aaaannnnd…I’m Out

Today I begin my last week at Stratasys. It’s been an interesting ride. The people I’ve worked with here are amazing, and my new boss has turned out to be one of the better bosses I’ve had. But the new opportunity is exciting, will have a bunch of variety, the pay is better, and the commute is a lot shorter. I’m really enthusiastic about the possibilities.

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