If you have daughters, then the song “Let it Go” is probably stuck in your head. It certainly gets hummed, sung softly, and even sung aloud at full volume at random times in our household. I am not surprised at all that Frozen won an Oscar last night at the Oscars; it seems no one can let it go. And it definitely is catchy:
IMHO, the line about “cold doesn’t bother me anyway” also has a strange meme synergy with Game of Thrones and the polar vortex winter we are having. Strangely compelling.
I’ve pre-ordered the movie from Amazon, it will make a great birthday present for the girls. It’s actually cheaper there than anywhere else I’ve seen for the 2-disc (Blu/DVD) combo set.
I’ve been advised that these are the two books that everyone needs to read: The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist So, if that’s your thing, grab these two.
As per my router troubles earlier, I have finally upgraded to the Asus RT-AC56U. I’ve been using an old Linksys WRT54GL as an access point for legacy 802.11g connections, so here is the baseline for comparison, using a desktop machine located two feet away, using built-in wifi antennas: Linksys WRT54GL, 802.11g, 2.4 Ghz here’s the […]
In the summer months I am on my bike almost every day, but in winter it’s the elliptical in the basement for my cardio. I don’t do a lot, just 30min, while watching something or other on netflix or hulu (just finished my Buffy rewatch, in fact). I recently have resolved to try and do […]
beautiful. Enchanting. This is the Simpsons at its best: when they use their own rich depth of characters and settings to satirize/honor something else. In this case, the works of Miyazaki. The Kwik E Mart was my favorite bit.
Reason is a limited process because it arises from consciousness, which observes the universe via filters. The mind has physiological filters (ex, wavelengths of light you can perceive, frequencies of sound you are limited to), chemical filters (the specific biochemistry of your brain, your mood and emotion, etc), and mental filters (pre-existing ideas and biases, […]
The beard is not quite white enough, the belly not quite fat enough, and the List is on a blackberry (which means it’s being checked twice.. a minute). But we knew Santa Claus was Muslim all along… (Yup, that’s me, caught on camera at the mall A close friend spotted it and sent me the […]
The complete 5-volume set of A Song of Ice and Fire is on sale right now for $9.99 at Amazon, so grab it quick if you don’t already have it. The complete series, A Song of Ice and Fire, is probably the authentic heir to Tolkien’s crown of Reference Epic Fantasy. Being American rather than […]