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  • Quick Thoughts on the ThinkPad T495

    If you are looking for a good, competent Linux laptop, the ThinkPad T495 could be just the thing for you.

  • A Weekend Up North

    We were blessed to take a quick family vacation up to the Duluth area. These are some of my favorite shots I pulled off of my phone.

  • Inadvertent Post

    Earlier today a post I had originally published in 2010 was inadvertently updated and the published date moved to today. That was a mistake on my part. That post was originally published in the summer 2010 when we were getting ready to move to the Milwaukee area. Since then we have moved back to Minnesota…

  • Have We Hit Peak Podcast?

    Have We Hit Peak Podcast? by Jennifer Miller, NY Times An interesting piece from the NY Times about the podcast “industry” right now and how many are thinking the “good times are coming to an end” (so to speak). Here is an interesting and salient quote to me: Call him cynical, but Jordan Harbinger, host…

  • Goodbye Jony

    Apple announced that Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is going to be stepping away from the company later this year to form an independent design company. I have been a fan and user of Apple devices during the Jony Ive era and it will be interesting to see what happens from this point forward for…