Category Archives: Misc

I have opinions. I have oh so many opinions. And I’m going to share them with you in this section.

Want to know what I think on politics, technology, or just about any other topic under the sun? You’ll probably find something about it in this section.

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Back To The Blog (And Away From Social Networks)

Recently I’ve dramatically cut down on the amount of posting that I’m doing to social networks. There are a number of reasons for that but the biggest amongst them is a feeling that it’s just not serving my needs very well. In truth I’ve been cutting down on my social networking for some time. G+ was really the last hold out where I was very active. Facebook, Twitter etc.

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Body Measurements Over time

Diet Progress

I hit a milestone today. It’s an arbitrary one in many ways but satisfying nevertheless. When I weighed myself this morning I clocked in at 174lbs. That puts me at the absolute upper end of normal weight and takes me out of the overweight category (BMI just below 25). I say it’s an arbitrary milestone […]

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The Source Of All Evil?

The Growing Luddite Cacophany

The Luddite movement in the 19th century was targeted specifically against creeping industrialization and the effect it was seen to be having on society. The concern was legitimate because the Industrial Revolution did massively change things  and particularly in the short term there were negative consequences. But the Luddite response was narrow minded, short sighted […]

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