I Understand Women!

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha Sorry. That's ridiculous. But, I think I made some real progress today! After mocking some guy trying to explain Bitcoin to his girlfriend the other day, I decided I would demonstrate how it's done. I wrote the most concise and non-technical summary every conceived---Bitcoin is a new currency...

James Whittaker has an interesting superpower.

This afternoon I had the privilege of watching James Whittaker practice his presentation "The Art of Storytelling" in person.

The Case of Missing Socks.

Finally! I've figured out how just one sock always goes missing! Over the years, I've carefully debugged my sock laundering process. I start by wearing a matching pair of socks. I take them both off and put them both in the laundry. I closely inspect the washing machine for...

Life Giver.

His latest exploit entailed running a gauntlet of skilled assassins while protecting an entourage of three.

Jehova’s Soldiers?

I have a lot of respect for the Jehovah's Witness church. They don't merely warm the pews for an hour on Sunday. Nope, they get out there and share their beliefs in the face of scoffing and rejection. And the loose dogs around the neighborhood. That takes guts! My...

Employer Appreciation Day.

That's right. Today is the day to appreciate your employer.


Early in the life of this blog, I decided I wanted to write how I honestly felt. To be real. I've encountered so many fakes. Hiding behind meticulously crafted masks, presenting themselves as they think others would like to perceive them, or worse, as someone else has told them...

You’re an Idiot. And I can prove it.

The cold hard fact is that you're an idiot. And I'm going to prove it to you right now. Ready?

Soldier or Scout?

Do you have the mindset of a soldier or scout? Check out this TED Talk by Julia Galef! Here's the description to whet your appetite: Perspective is everything, especially when it comes to examining your beliefs. Are you a soldier, prone to defending your viewpoint at all...

Bitcoin for Smarties.

Today's cringe-worthy coffee shop conversation goes to the guy who was desperately trying to impress his girlfriend with his Bitcoin prowess, and failing miserably. I swear I could hear his girlfriend pleading with heavenly forces to send lightning, an earthquake, hurricane, maybe open a sinkhole---anything...