Itch scratched. Must keep itching. In my last post I outlined the calendar I had for the fall, and now I’m almost done with that list, which means it is a perfect time to revisit it, right? September 1: Hot August Nights – MTB Race in Central Park. My first mountain bike race (and just… Continue reading Post race awesomeness
The itch is back! Here’s what I have signed up for (or am planning to do) for the rest of the year: September 3: 10k Race @ work, flat course, no real goals September 12: MHCC Century Weekend, going to do my first 100 mile century September 26: Drops to Hops! This will be my… Continue reading Race Planning
Everyone but me probably already knows this, but after having an issue with one of my stale and hand selected mirrors in on my server, I discovered that putting
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Dr. Drang at the end of a recent post: People often cite this cartoon by Randall Munroe to point out that automation doesn’t always save time. But automation is just as much about consistency and accuracy as it is about time. I feel more confident in my corrected directions because they were done by a… Continue reading “Automation is just as much about consistency and accuracy as it is about time”
I’m selling some of my old toys that I’ve upgraded (in one case, it was a simple upgrade. In the other, I replaced a whole car!). Go check out my stuff for sale page!
After finding some heat map tools while researching a different project, I decided to try to load all of the FIT files from my watch and bike computer into a map and see what comes out. Some patterns definitely show up too… Obviously there’s a dense blob where I typically run around the house and… Continue reading Where I’ve run and biked…
Initially, I believed that HealthKit shouldn’t be panned as much as it is. I didn’t think the point of HealthKit is the Health app. To me, HealthKit is just like HomeKit: it’s a clearinghouse (or wire nut) for information for one app to write to another. I currently do this through some hacky magic between… Continue reading Thoughts on HealthKit
Last weekend I completed my first multi-sport event: The Mohawk Towpath Duathalon. It was a 2 mile run, a 17 mile bike, and then back out onto the running course for another 2 miles. It was bitter cold and windy before the start. Don’t believe me? It was kind of a dreary overcast too. I… Continue reading Is 2015 the year of the multi-sport?
Release day, like an absolute tool, I was standing in line in front of my local Apple Store to pick up my new iPhone 6. Here’s what I think of it and iOS 8 after having it for a little over a month: The size is ok. When I look at my 5c, it feels… Continue reading So I bought a new phone
A coworker finally put me over the edge with his sexist comments. Reminded me of this.