Identifying my priorities

Lately I’ve been overwhelmed. This is not unusual for me ever since my heart surgery I’ve been more aware of it. I’ve been reading books lately about goal setting, life planning and task management so today I felt I needed to do a brain dump and figure out what are all my commitments are. Some…

What is a social network?

Dave Winer says in What’s missing in our social networks?: Meanwhile, as we all settle in on these networks, we’re also settling — missing features that would have been developed long ago if we were using open and competitive platforms. At some point the dam will break and there will be a flood of new…

Building a better Meetup

This post is a request into the aether for something I’d really like to see and would be willing to pay for. My hope is that someone reads this and decides to build it (maybe even Meetup). I unfortunately don’t have the time to build this as much as I’d like to do so. Background…

Fourth of July in New House

It’s been a crazy year since the last 4th of July. Andrea and I got married in October. Then we went on our honeymoon to Disney World and of January. On our way home I got pneumonia (the first time) and that started a chain of events that led to having heart surgery. Then 10…

Understanding Base URL

I’ve been using GitHub Pages quite a bit these days. In fact this blog is running off on GitHub Pages. I really like it as a platform. Part of using GitHub Pages is understanding the ins and outs of Jekyll and what limitations are placed on it in the context of running on GitHub Pages….