• The story of Sunday in Russia

    by  • April 20, 2019 • 0 Comments

    Fun fact about Sunday… 800 or so years ago the Russian language was created. When they chose to name what we call Sunday, they chose the word Voskresen’ye. Voskresen’ye is based on the word voskresheniye, which is the Russian word for RESSURECTION! For 1200 years prior to that people of that region celebrated the...

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    Ad Blockers are killing innovation

    by  • January 15, 2019 • 1 Comment

    Ugh, advertisements! I know, none of us like them on a website that we visit. Know what we dislike more? Having to pay anytime we visit a website. Love ’em or hate ’em, online advertisements are how many content providers keep their websites running and make a living providing you the content and services...

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    What if there was an algorithm for every part of our life?

    by  • April 24, 2018 • 0 Comments

    This is my second post in what I call my “what if” series of posts. I’ve been listening to the audio book Principles by Ray Dalio and in the book he talks about the algorithms his company created to become successful investing in various markets and creating amazing returns.  This got me thinking, what...

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    What if we could use nanobots to fight disease?

    by  • April 23, 2018 • 0 Comments

    The idea of using nanobots to fight disease is something I’ve thought about for a while.  If you’re not sure what a nanobot, it is “a hypothetical, very small, self-propelled machine, especially one that has some degree of autonomy and can reproduce.”  Essentially these are extremely tiny robots, 50,000 of them could fit on...

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    How To Discover New Music | Groov.io

    by  • January 1, 2018 • 0 Comments

    I love to discover new music. I especially like to find great music that isn’t widely known. Even with all of the music services like iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, Amazon Music, and YouTube Red, it’s still difficult to really find great music. For example, back in 2007 someone posted a link to Zac Brown Band...

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    Coinhive vs JSEcoin | Browser based cryptocurrency mining

    by  • November 6, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Coinhive made recent news when sites like Pirate Bay had deployed their scripts and were mining cryptocurrency in visitors’ browsers without their consent or knowledge. While this wasn’t the best way to deploy a browser based mining script, it did garner much attention for coinhive and browser based mining.  It also made ad blockers...

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    As I remember 9/11 fifteen years later

    by  • September 11, 2016 • 0 Comments

    As I’m about to go to bed I realize that tomorrow I will wake up and relive a swirl of emotions. 15 years ago I was in San Antonio, Texas. I was staying in a Hilton. At this point I was sleeping, likely with a bit of restlessness. Not because I could predict what...

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