Ten years ago, I was a huge user of RSS. I loved the simplicity of it and ability to follow topics that interested me. My preferred reader was Google Reader, whereby I could simply add a URL of a site that I wanted to follow and subscribe to updates in close to real-time. Since I … Continue reading How do you get your news?
When I think back, it's hard to pinpoint what exactly got me interested in the breed. I neither had greyhounds growing up nor knew anyone who did. The only thing that really stands out in my memory is in 2011 when I saw the movie 50/50. The main character's girlfriend surprises him with a greyhound … Continue reading Why greyhounds?
I have Quicken Home & Business 2018. I've been using it now for about a year. I had tried Quicken a couple years ago, but was not impressed. At the time, I was using Bank of America's online software, which is surprisingly robust, to aggregate all my financial accounts in one place. I had used … Continue reading Quicken is killing it
After moving to Canada, I still had my U.S. phone number with AT&T. I've had the same phone number for 18 years. There's not a way that I know of to transfer your U.S. phone number to a carrier in Canada. T-Mobile actually lets you use your number internationally at no additional charge, so some … Continue reading Product Idea: Simple and cheap phone number parking
I've been doing an experiment the past few weeks. I've stopped consuming caffeine, which for me means swapping regular coffee with decaf coffee. I don't drink a ton of coffee anyway, maybe 2-3 cups a day, but I've definitely noticed a difference by cutting caffeine out of my diet. When I have regular coffee, it … Continue reading Going decaf
On Thursday, I brought home this furry guy. Another ex-racer from Ireland that needed a home. Not quite as successful as Skye’s 4-year career, as he flunked out after just 2 years before hitting the big leagues. He is super calm and collected. Already I can tell having him around eases Skye’s separation anxiety. His … Continue reading Sonic
I recently watched a good Q&A with Jack Dorsey at Oxford University. The video is a bit long and includes some history about himself and founding of Square and Twitter. I scribbled down some key takeaways (starting from around 45 min into the video). Instrumentation is important. Twitter didn't have any in the early days. … Continue reading Hiring, Communication and Investors: Takeaways from Jack Dorsey Interview at Oxford University (Video)