Thoughts on a Consolidated Relay.FM Community Project

On Analog(ue) #76, Casey and Myke struggle with sanctioning some sort of Relay.FM community, likely to take the form of a Slack or a forum.  Having more than a decade of experience in running that sort of thing, I wrote the founders an email (most of which I’ve left intact here, and I’ve edited the… Continue reading Thoughts on a Consolidated Relay.FM Community Project

OmniFocus 2 Makes Me Happy

https://twitter.com/gfmorris/status/490195471860645888 https://twitter.com/gfmorris/status/490195774953639936 The new job gave me a MacBook Pro!  Given the option, I wanted the Mac, and I figured that I’d get an Air, which would’ve been more than fine.  Instead, I have the 15″ Retina beast. ((Your tax dollars at work, America!))  They allow me to install my own software on it, which… Continue reading OmniFocus 2 Makes Me Happy

Back in the Saddle

My story with manned spaceflight starts with my parents and older brother.  Both of my parents were in college in the 1960s, the heyday of the US manned space program.  In the span of time between the last few bits of Dad’s sophomore year in high school to his last year in graduate school, we went… Continue reading Back in the Saddle

Sexism Matters

TItles: Unintentional sexism is sexism nonetheless. There’s almost never a good reason to use a different word to describe a woman’s job than the words you’d choose if the position were held by a man. The most disgusting thing that I saw on this topic was the following tweet: Epic. Three Lessons from Katie Cotton,… Continue reading Sexism Matters

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A Brief Proposal for Improving the Late-Game NBA Sixth-Foul Situation

@gfmorris hit me. — Bryan Allain (@BryanAllain) May 2, 2014 Episode 12 of Bryan Allain’s wonderful SchnozCast saw the host asking, “If you were the Commissioner, what’s the one thing that you would change?”  Bryan had a suggestion about changing the the foul situation to where you never foul out.  I have an idea, and… Continue reading A Brief Proposal for Improving the Late-Game NBA Sixth-Foul Situation

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