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 […]
A “sliding door moment” refers to a 1998 movie, Sliding Doors. In that film, the main character has two divergent encounters with a NYC subway train.
Many believe that humanity was an accidental byproduct of directionless evolution. I don’t believe this at all. But, I do believe in entropy.
It’s likely that you may have heard the saying “most editors are failed writers,” and this sentiment is not only untrue, but quite insulting.
Is there such a thing as AI art? Walter Kirn certainly doesn’t think so, and I happen to agree with him. To wit, his article for the Common Sense newsletter at Substack entitled, “There is No Such Thing as A.I. Art.” I wrote up this comment to make directly on said post, except for some […]
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 […]
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, […]