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Taekwondo Saved My Life (Probably)

So it begins. For over a decade my life had been increasingly sedentary. I work at a keyboard for the better part of 8+ hours nearly every day. I’m an IT guy, what else would I expect. The problem however, is that outside of computers/work I had no real hobbies […]

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Ting: a Lesson in Customer Service

I want to tell you a story about a guy named James. I don’t really know that much about James if I’m honest, but I like James a lot. I only spoke to James one time for about 4 or 5 minutes, but in that time he was genuine, kind, […]

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Learning to Code

Learning to code or: How being laid up taught me to love javascript I spent the last 5 days or so largely laid up recovering from a minor surgery. During that time I found myself with a lot of extra time, which in the past would have been spent playing […]

Firewatch: My Review

Firewatch is Better than Zelda!? I’ve been in a bit of a rut when it comes to video games, lately. I picked up a Nintendo Switch with Zelda: Breath of the Wild back in early May of this year, but I just couldn’t get into the game. I’ve been playing […]

Changes, changes everywhere.

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Pattern recognition is one of the defining traits of the human race. It’s one of the primary reasons we’ve evolved into the apex predators of our planet. (A little light reading on the subject.) Even the name “Homo Sapiens” means, […]

Macbook OS X Yosemite Installation Error 

Just a quick note to hopefully help someone else out in the future. I was attempting a fresh install of Yosemite on an old MacBook Pro that hadn’t been turned on or even charged for quite some time. I couldn’t get past the system eligibility check.  It turns out if […]