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Latest Posts

The algorithms will determine your price now

posted: September 17, 2023

tl;dr: Dynamic pricing algorithms are determining a growing percentage of the prices we pay...

The difference between power and energy

posted: September 16, 2023

tl;dr: If you are measuring the energy capacity of anything in terms of watts, you are confusing power and energy...

Bad weather biking and skiing

posted: September 10, 2023

tl;dr: The pleasures and benefits of being a bad weather biker and skier...

Mind the gap

posted: September 2, 2023

tl;dr: Only connect things to the Internet and/or AI which are safe to do so...

Let’s play Amateur EE!

posted: August 25, 2023

tl;dr: The hot new game that is sweeping the nation and the globe...

Biking 100 when it's 100

posted: August 19, 2023

tl;dr: How I am able to bicycle 100 miles a week when the daily high temperatures are over 100...

Memories of Taiwan

posted: August 12, 2023

tl;dr: As I’ve seen firsthand, Taiwan is a good friend and important partner to the United States...

Navigating without GPS

posted: August 6, 2023

tl;dr: It’s a throwback skill, but here are some tips using other modern technology...

Book review: Fall; or, Dodge in Hell, by Neal Stephenson

posted: July 29, 2023

tl;dr: One possible scenario for the world of a digital afterlife...

The self-driving car will take you to your destination now

posted: July 29, 2023

tl;dr: The first taxi ride in my life where the driver obeyed 100% of the traffic laws...