I keep hearing about this new social network called Mastodon. It’s like Twitter but not exactly. You have toots instead of tweets (huge eye roll) but the biggest difference is instead of one main service it’s comprised of thousands of independent communities. The benefit is that it’s not owned by some huge corp and everything is […]Read more "First thoughts on the Mastodon Social Network"
Looking to head to the mountains this autumn and see the leaves? The Smokey Mountains website has a prediction map so you can plan your trip to see them at their peak: The 2018 Fall Foliage Map is the ultimate visual planning guide to the annual progressive changing of the leaves. While no tool can […]Read more "The 2018 Fall Foliage Prediction Map"
Below is the text from Senator John McCain’s farewell statement after his passing at age 81:Read more "Senator McCain’s Farewell Statement"
I’ve always heard, “never build your business on something you don’t control” and those words have never been more accurate for 3rd party Twitter apps. Of course, this is nothing new as Twitter has crapped on developers a few times in the past and now they are continuing that trend by removing API that my […]Read more "Twitter Sends A Eulogy to 3rd Party Apps"
Even though I’ve worked remote for years I’ve always been a work from a desk kind of person. I liked having everything in a certain spot, a certain daily routine, and the comfort of the mundane. This year I’ve been thinking about ways of changing this. I debated getting an office in town away from […]Read more "Embracing Remote by Working Outside"
Last night in Las Vegas and live on the History channel Travis Pastrana landing all three of Evel Knievel’s historic jumps. At the end of the day, Travis Pastrana made leaping over 52 cars, 16 buses and the notorious fountain at Caesars Palace on two wheels look easy. Even in 100-plus-degree weather. Even using a […]Read more "Travis Pastrana Makes All Three of Evel Knievel’s Historic Jumps"
Every Thursday night the White Water Center in Charlotte NC has what they call River Jam. A different live band each week and lots of people just enjoying being outside and having fun. Last night I went and snapped a few pictures I wanted to share.Read more "Photo Gallery: Walking around USNWC"