Category: What I’m Reading

Is the Explosion of Big Data in Major League Baseball a Good or Bad Thing?

Andrew Simon authored an article for MLB.com exploring the top players in five categories often cited as the “five tools” noted by baseball scouts. These are power, hitting, speed, arm strength, and defensive fielding. While all the players mentioned here are stars, what’s more interesting to me is what Simon says before the meat of […]

Making Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Visible is a Major Goal of Mine

One morning, I came across a Substack newsletter, The Rest Room, that brought me great joy; it was concerning a conversation about “Can technology teach me to pace?” It turns out that pacing is a regular topic of this newsletter, so I’m mighty glad that I’m now subscribed. Pacing, as luck would have it, is […]

4 Things I Learned From Just the First Few Chapters of Lifehacker Third Edition

In my first in a long series of “What I’m Reading” weblog posts, I’d like to share what I’ve been learning from the book Lifehacker: The Guide to Working Smarter, Faster, and Better, 3rd Edition, by Adam Pash and Gina Trapani. This edition was written in June 2011, so there are many life hacks which, […]

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