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2019-07-23: I really like the clouds in this one.

2019-07-18: The Last Emperox is coming out in April of 2020! This will be book three in The Interdependency …

2019-07-16: Even though it was 71°, it was still a pretty nice morning for the run.

2019-07-15: Sunrise

2019-07-15: Another nice upgrade in the Dexcom G6 is that it dumps my data right into Apple Health.

2019-07-15: I’ve switched to the Dexcom G6, which is more accurate than the Freestyle Libre that I was …

2019-07-14: My alma mater has launched a podcast, Out of Curisosity. They also go the extra mile and provide …

2019-07-14: Is Wimbledon the Glastonbury for the olds (aka rich) of England?

2019-07-13: I thought it would be fun to try and get on the newsletter bandwagon. It’s a really hard thing …

2019-07-13: If you don’t already subscribe to The Ride Home, you should consider it. I may still have the …

2019-07-13: The new K.Flay album Solutions is really fun. You should check it out and listen to it on repeat for …

2019-07-13: Checking on the dog

2019-07-13: Halo effect

2019-07-13: Eternal Brightside The Killers playing Mr. Brightside at Glastonbury 2019 is fantastic, and not just because Johnny …

2018-05-09:

2018-05-01: 2018-05-01 2018-05-03

2018-04-30: Bring it on, Monday.

2018-04-16: Ireland.

2018-04-08:

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2018-03-27: Gonna be a long day.

2018-03-26: Sunrise

2018-01-28: The Guarding writes about Strava potentially outing secret military bases, but there’s another …

2018-01-22: On hopes that people know that not hiring somebody because of their gender is a civil rights …

2018-01-22: It sucks being able to see the future.

2018-01-22: Reactivating micro blog in 3..2...

2017-09-05: His strategy hinges on punting DACA to Congress, so revisiting if they don’t act is a ruse.

2017-09-03: Probably not fine.

2017-09-03: This is fine.

2017-08-26: Space is for women.

2017-08-21: Pretty sweet false equivalency example.

2017-08-20: There may be “lots of Americans that aren’t sure we should remove Confederate …

2017-08-17: Looking forward to the “sign the petition” request for “please don’t nuke …

2017-08-14: All those poor tech CEOs having to quit Trump.

2017-08-14: Wait, we can blame the Yankees for nuclear threats from North Korea? Thanks @gruber…

2017-08-13: Good time to refresh that Free Speech PSA as Go Daddy boots dirtbag website

2017-08-13: Piano jazz for on hold music should…not be a thing.

2017-08-13: If punching Nazis makes you uncomfortable: Dialogue is for reasonable people acting in good faith. …

2017-08-12: Also just watched a TV news anchor have to cut to Nazi violence coverage and the look on his face …

2017-08-12: Did I just hear Motörhead on a Kia Soul commercial? Yup…sure did.

2017-08-12: Since we seem to live in a time where it’s necessary to say that “Nazis are bad,” …

2017-08-12: How could Trump really kill our democracy? Force the military to refuse to start a nuclear war.

2017-08-08: Need a lot of happy to get over all this sad? Roll Up by Fitz and the Tantrums should do it.

2017-08-06: Listen to Run for Cover from The Killers on the youtube

2017-08-06: Sunset

2017-08-06: That we have to convince the Vice President that evolution is real is…I can’t even.

2017-08-05: I’m late to the Tim Goodman TV game, but it’s hard not to like a leaderboard.

2017-08-03: Of course there’s a site devoted to tracking Trump’s golf trips.

2017-08-01: I liked Lost. I, for one, liked the ending. I never got too deep into the trivia, but on The Nerdist …

2017-07-31: Smogrise

2017-07-31: Cyclists that blow thru stop signs are self selecting into a group they probably don’t want to …

2017-07-31: Do they now?. “We believe the core mission of the [EPA] is to deliver real results to provide …

2017-07-30: Sessions’ fixation on drug users makes sense, if you throw them all in jail, you can’t …

2017-07-28: Maybe Trump will just Palpatine the Senate instead.

2017-07-28: You can’t fire me, I quit yesterday.

2017-07-28: In McCain vs Trump, at least Trump doesn’t try to hide that he’s a narcisist. Well, not …

2017-07-28: Do note that McCain’s entire play was about McCain and nobody else. It has always been that …

2017-07-26: We’ve gone from “don’t ask, don’t tell” to “fuck right …

2017-07-26: I never considered Bill Kristol an unreasonable person, I just never agreed with him on almost …

2017-07-25: Axios on the Senate vote today, “It’s impossible to overstate how incredible this …

2017-07-24: Rudy!

2017-07-24: Sunrise

2017-07-23: We finally broke “the cloud” down to “other people’s computers”, will …

2017-07-23: Atomic Blonde opens July 28th, here in the US. We should all go see it.

2017-07-23: Atomic Blonde is based on The Coldest City.

2017-07-23: “Berlin is reunited. Germany may follow, and maybe the entire Iron Curtain will fall. But …

2017-07-23: Does spray tan not work on hands?

2017-07-22: Rad

2017-07-22: Maybe somebody could enlighten 45? “The point of Obamacare was to increase the number of …

2017-07-22: Immortality, here I come!

2017-07-21: New NIN.

2017-07-20: That the “political reality” is ignoring actual reality of climate change is far more …

2017-07-19: Death is stalking the Senate health bill, screaming PASS IT!

2017-07-19: Building shared understanding isn’t hard, it’s very hard.

2017-07-18: Fake booze news.

2017-07-18: The thing where you admit you don’t care about people.

2017-07-18: I’m one in a hundred million.

2017-07-18: Get your 2-factor auth on at Backblaze now.

2017-07-17: How America makes electricity.

2017-07-16: Holy crap, the ex-CIA operative commentary on Red is crazy.

2017-07-15: John Ashcroft 2.0.

2017-07-14: One-eyed Pete and his sidekick Steve.

2017-07-13: Some Hill GOP give mafia-like advice to big tech.

2017-07-12: New hypothesis: We’re in a state where two strands from the quantum mechanics “many …

2017-07-11: We’re screwed.

2017-07-09: New book idea, Ineffective Project Management: Tales from around the industry to make you feel …

2017-07-05: Cal Pers did a meet and greet with the City Manager. Doom awaits! #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Robert Stanley has green inventions and wants $150k. You know. Just because. Never hurts to ask I …

2017-07-05: Loretta Torres speaking about…campaign finance! Asks incumbents to create a level playing …

2017-07-05: Skate park carries 5-1 with the Mayor nope-ing because he hates fun. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Council complaining about this being the first time they’ve heard of this. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: “Jump through hoops” is a bad analogy for a skate park. More rails grinds! #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Corning and Oroville apparently have better skate parks than Chico. Sad! #citycouncil

2017-07-05: CARD wants a fee waiver related to the skate park. Why? Skate park got no money in the consolidation …

2017-07-05: There a budget supplemental being talked about. No speakers. No questions. It passes. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Ory hates technology. Probably. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Current planning is clogged. As someone that submitted a building permit, I agree. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: City manager complaining about those damn internet sales. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: 9pm and we’re on to the regular agenda. #winning #citycouncil

2017-07-05: And we just nabbed some County land for the City. Screw you, Butte County! #citycouncil

2017-07-05: City vs County once again getting a lot of play. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: “Pretty quick” is #citycouncil speak for “two months”

2017-07-05: Ah. It’s about a car dealership wanting to move but also stay in the city. I think. …

2017-07-05: Oh damn, we’re going to annex some land #citycouncil

2017-07-05: PBID should have an advisory board and provide services by Jan 2, 2018 #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Mayor has the stones to question if the words “separation of church and state appears in the …

2017-07-05: PBID carries 157-52 (yes/no) #citycouncil

2017-07-05: City clerk is back! We’re about ready to start again #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Our 30min recess is approaching 60min #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Property owner feels process wasn’t inclusive, but was able to talk to organizers. City …

2017-07-05: The Dutch are out in full force tonight and they are ready to pay for the PBID and apparently the …

2017-07-05: Property owner totally willing to cut off his nose to spite his face. In short, taxes are bad mmkay. …

2017-07-05: Mr Everheart says that social workers don’t know about running businesses and businesses …

2017-07-05: Discussion about undelivered ballots. Very reasonable. Sad! #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Ory getting called out for bad mic skills. I agree. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Pig-in-a-poke. DRINK! #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Benson is up. He wants an art commission and a tap room and humor. Shout out to Salvation Army rec …

2017-07-05: People have no concept of how to give a targeted 2-3 minute presentation. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: “Life costs money.” #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Liberals members are thinking that PBID is a private armed group boondoggle but speakers saying …

2017-07-05: City council has just been called out as violating the US Constitution. Mayor shutting him down, but …

2017-07-05: Will Bailey talking about the perception of downtown. “Do something before it’s too …

2017-07-05: Outside PBID guy is seeing shit about to roll downhill. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Trinity Church wants an exemption and they got denied. Turns out they don’t have a two story …

2017-07-05: First property owner speaker is confused. I’m not alone!

2017-07-05: Oh damn! Can we hire armed guards? Not really because the liability is way too high. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: One question that hasn’t been asked, does this kind of thing actually work? #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Quasi-governmental district. I’m lost. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Consultant is in the house to drop knowledge #citycouncil

2017-07-05: TIL parking fines and meter revenue goes into different buckets. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Stone wants to know how churches, exempt from property taxes, is going to work with this PBID. …

2017-07-05: Ory has a great question about about PBID is different from the Downtown Business Association. …

2017-07-05: Ory wants to know about how conflict of interest works in this mess. Something something Brown Act. …

2017-07-05: Property Based Business Improvement District #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Kid next to me is playing an iPhone fidget spinner game. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: Explore Butte County wants to target millenials. #citycouncil

2017-07-05: “We have a different idea of what a caring community looks like.” - Mayor during …

2017-07-05: City council meeting time!

2017-07-05: Came in 25th overall (out of 317, 4th in my age group) in the Chico July 4th 5k. Havent raced in a …

2017-07-05: Aliens exist.

2017-07-03: I imagine the “climate red team” to provide such enlightened repsonses such …

2017-07-03: Texas is the future, eh? /me bangs head against wall

2017-07-03: Find out how the AHCA will impact your state. Spoiler: it’s bad.

2017-07-02: Every once in a while I’m reminded the Google Plus exists and that Build still posts there.

2017-07-02: Study suggests rural vs urban poltical stances will get worse.

2017-07-02: Are you pumped for the July 5th Chico City Council meeting?

2017-07-02: What would happen if they did shutdown the Donald Trump Twitter account? Would he just move his …

2017-07-01: “They’re focus their efforts on console ports and making us pay for mods.”

2017-07-01: Nephew, who is nine, is railing against Microsoft for ruining Minecraft.

2017-07-01: “Spaghetti is the best thing ever.” Ah, the wisdom of nephews.

2017-07-01: Public Enemy released Nothing Is Quick In The Desert for free on Bandcamp.

2017-06-28: Good news everyone! #citycouncil agenda posted.

2017-06-25: So they have to pass the AHCA before July 4th because otherwise angry voters will have a say. …

2017-06-25: I wish I could go to the Rick and Morty livestream in the “LA area”…may you can!

2017-06-25: It’s fascinating to see rich people not happy that poor people aren’t getting kicked in …

2017-06-25: It’s true that you can’t stream t-shirts. Yet.

2017-06-25: Please enjoy Mix Tape #13.

2017-06-25: There has never been a more popular president than Trump.

2017-06-24: First rattle snake spotting

2017-06-24: Kevin Drum, writing for Mother Jones, has an amazingly succinct rundown on the GOP Don’t-care …

2017-06-24: If you’re a Netflix kind of person, check out the movie Shimmer Lake. It’s one of their …

2017-06-24: If you’re a Netflix kind of person, check out the movie Shimmer Lake. It’s one of their …

2017-06-23: A chilly 106°F forecast for today.

2017-06-22:

2017-06-22: The Immigration Paradox: where it’s unpopular, it’s needed.

2017-06-21:

2017-06-21: While I like the idea of showing the human impact of Obamacare, I have my doubts on it penetrating …

2017-06-20: I sure picked a doozy of a city council meeting to attend. 4h 45min.

2017-06-20: Yo dawg, I hear you like motions. So we put a motion in your motion so you can vote on your motion …

2017-06-20: There’s some 3D political chess going on. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Ah now we get to the “both sides do it so it must be okay” argument. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: It’s a very honest “fuck you” to people against raising the money donation limit. …

2017-06-20: Fascinating to hear council member speak clearly that the entire election was owned by dark money. …

2017-06-20: Fascinating to hear a council member explain campaign finance money laundering strategies. …

2017-06-20: Not everybody hates money in politics. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Phone in the toilet analogy is circling the drain. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Mayor is now correcting math. On the record. Very brave! #citycouncil

2017-06-20: You know what would be popular at city council meetings? Wifi. And pizza. Sweet Jesus my kingdom for …

2017-06-20: Not sure that finance limits being lowered would increase donations. Oh wait, I forgot about shell …

2017-06-20: This isn’t so much shade being thrown, but fire raining down from the heavens. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Vice mayor also on the ZFG train.

2017-06-20: Mayor sitting there getting barraged with attacks on money and clearly he has ZFG. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Mayor has given up on silence requirements. He’s got no stamina for draconian measures. …

2017-06-20: Hard to cite court cases with Citizens United on the books. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: “Contest of ideas, not dollars.” #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Sick burn on the mayoral voting history. Or rather lack thereof. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: History prof brings the funny then hammers with trust and influence problems of money in elections. …

2017-06-20: Finally somebody brings up the idea of corruption as @lessig explains it. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Koch brothers finally mentioned. Good thing we have equal time requirements. I might take their …

2017-06-20: Anna Moore dropping rhetorical bombs #citycouncil

2017-06-20: SOROS! #drink #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Talking trash about the mayor ain’t gonna change many minds. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Finally a rules lawyer gets to speak! Clearly he rolled a nat 20. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Shoe analogy falls…flat. #citycouncil

2017-06-20: I haven’t heard George Soros mentioned yet. I’m looking to get in on that liberal money …

2017-06-20: I may have made a mistake. This may be a really bad D&D campaign and not a #citycouncil meeting. …

2017-06-20: It’s getting very meta. I think we just voted on a policy about policy. Send it to the …

2017-06-20: Mayor offers up an olive branch, turns out it was actually an almond branch. This is not going well. …

2017-06-20: “You’re wrong because history.” #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Mayor has requested all comments be rephrased in the form of a question? #citycouncil

2017-06-20: Tensions started to flare. I called for a whiskey recess. I’ve was denied by 4-3 vote. …

2017-06-20: I nominate Stringer Bell for mayor!

2017-06-20: Mayor just described council procedures as guidelines. Fully expect Pirate Code to be ratified 5-2.

2017-06-20: Council members now in a Let Me Google That For You fight.

2017-06-20: The Mayor has asked for silence. I assume a loyalty oath is coming soon.

2017-06-20: In Chico City Council meeting. Please send pizza.

2017-06-20: City council meetings are fascinating affairs.

2017-06-20: The new Moby album More Fast Songs About The Apocalypse is quite good.

2017-06-19: Incident* in Syria between the US and Russia makes Russia suspend incedent-prevention hotline. * …

2017-06-19: If the Earth is flat are all other celestial bodies flat as well, or are those all a lie as well? …

2017-06-18: Sounds like a legit way to do health care.

2017-06-18: The Chico Heat are aptly named.

2017-06-18: Baseball in 101°F heat is…still baseball.

2017-06-18: Might want to add Kasabian’s You’re In Love With A Psycho to your youtube queue as well.

2017-06-18: One might be interested in the latest track, The Man, from The Killers.

2017-06-18: A new Warren Ellis comic series, this time in the Wildstorm universe, of which I’m not …

2017-06-18: 83ºF at 7:45am. How very Chico…

2017-06-17: Current status: not losing yet

2017-06-17: Now I’m curious if the sun is flat as well.

2017-06-17: In Soviet Russia, Gravity denies you!

2017-06-17: TIL that to be a Flat Earther, you also have to deny Gravity exists. But, I guess in retrospect, …

2017-06-17: I can’t tell if this Flat Earth account is real, parody, or just questions from high school …

2017-06-17: When the food section writer tries to cover a scientific study on potatoes.

2017-06-16: 3-2 Pickles, top of the 6th. Let’s go Heat!

2017-06-16: Current status

2017-06-16: Today I give thanks for the Phillies, without which the Giants would be the worst team in all of …

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2017-06-15: That’s no, actually, wait. Yeah. That’s a moon.

2017-06-15: 22 megaton

2017-06-14: Kids these days with their Github Classrooms just don’t appreciate how we had to code uphill, …

2017-06-14: Somehow the answer is always more guns. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2017-06-14: In another life I was Mad Sweeney.

2017-06-14: Wow. James S. A. Corey is doing a seventh book in The Expanse series. Persepolis Rising.

2017-06-13: Or else

2017-06-13: I don’t know?

2017-06-13: “A lot of his supporters care more about the fight than the results, and the sense that the …

2017-06-12: Lebron James is a classy dude.

2017-06-12: If you like Ladytron, do check out Marnie. Same people, mostly.

2017-06-12: A view of the USA vs Mexico Hex match. ~8min video

2017-06-11: Don’t take the money.

2017-06-11: Check out Geeks Doing Good 2017 and pick up some cool stuffs.

2017-06-11: “Americans also like to buy stuff to fix up their homes, and do the work themselves.” …

2017-06-11: I, for one, will welcome our burger flipping overlords.

2017-06-10: I guess I missed when Kirsten Dunst did Turning Japanese.

2017-06-09: Project management is part art, part science (or at least just following pre-defined steps). The art …

2017-06-07: You can now pre-order the Prophets of Rage album. Prophets of Rage on iTunes Prophets of Rage on …

2017-06-07: Yes. These questions: “Just learn how to code, and you’ll be fine. But something’s missing. …

2017-06-07: When you grab for socks and think, yeah, today is a great day for Beetlejuice socks.

2017-06-07: It’s National Running Day they said. It’ll be fun to run with people from work they …

2017-06-06: Let me confirmation bias that for you. It’s not out for public consumption yet, but the You …

2017-06-04: At least you have your health. It’s something we hear, and maybe say, a lot. I’ve …

2017-05-09: As I read the news about the firing of FBI Director Comey, I just don’t really have anything. …

2017-05-07: I’m contenplating starting a writing project around project mangement. Would it just be …

2017-05-02: I have a good draft of the wedding ceremony down. So, I feel pretty good about that. It’s got …

2017-04-30: Today Tottenham beat Arsenal in the North London Derby to ensure that 1) they stay within striking …

2017-04-30: Today is important. I need to write today. Specifically I need to write a wedding ceremony. It needs …

2017-04-28: Yes, another day another new toy to try out. I backed this micro.blog idea on Kickstarter because …