• 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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    Why I bought the One Plus One phone

    by  • August 3, 2015 • 0 Comments

    I’m one of those people that buy things and then use them until there’s not much use left in them.  This is especially true for cars and cell phones.  I’ve had my Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ for 2 years now and it’s time to make a change. I started looking at the new Samsung...

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    Fast and easy way to split names | Spreadsheet tips

    by  • July 22, 2015 • 0 Comments

    So, you have just gathered all your data, perhaps even spending hours entering it into your favorite spreadsheet software.  Now you want to upload it into a program so you can actually use the data, only to find out that you entered the first and last name into one column and the program requires...

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