This weekend I picked up an art pencil kit and sketch book in an attempt to get better at drawing.

This is going to take a while.

I really enjoyed this piece by Robert W. Jenson, "How The World Lost Its Story."

This was a really fun read: The History of Email

Always fun to get email from the mob.

Cloudflare is a registrar now, and the prices are cheap!

This video seems to depict a Tesla attempting to drive directly at a barrier after a software update to the autopilot software.

I can't vouch for the veracity of claims in the thread, but I can vouch for the fact that I am so thankful that the software I write doesn't kill people if something goes wrong with it. That's a kind of anxiety I just couldn't live with.

Panoramic photo of distant snowy mountains beneath a partly cloudy sky.

Book Review: Fire Season — Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout

Cover of the book Fire Season

By: Philip Connors

I loved this book. Fire Season is a romantic window into the four months a year the author spends as a fire lookout in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico. Sprinkled with history and personal anecdotes, Connors stirred up memories of camping as a child and longings to get away from it all. By the end of the season he had me wanting to go back for more.

Buy it at Amazon