Metrication in the US - Logic Doesn't Matter
July 20, 2022
Stemming out of watching The Expanse, I recently ran across some online arguments about metrication in the United States… or lack thereof. The usual reasoning of “its more logical” is always there as is the bashing of “Americans are just stupid and prideful”. As an American who considers himself well educated and able to operate relatively well in both systems, I think there is a different take people should consider: Logic doesn’t matter (For the average person).
Netflix is in a Race to Content Rock-Bottom
April 30, 2022
Yesterday it was announced that Space Force, on Netflix, had been canceled after two seasons. It was a good show with an all-comedy-star cast, so of course Netflix would kill it off. Then this morning I saw the news that Legends of Tomorrow, on CW, was also canceled - but after 7 seasons. All the news of canceled shows made me reflect a bit on the direction of TV programming.
Quick Take: Everything Breaks - Even Static Sites
April 24, 2022
Two years ago I moved this blog from Wordpress over to Hugo Static Site Generator. The idea was to get the “backend” stuff out of the way of the writing. Also it’d be more secure and static, so not breaking at random.
Quick Take: Tesla Charger Removal
April 23, 2022
Once again I’ve been failing on writing and a year has gone by with no further blog entries. Going to challenge myself to write more regularly but in the form of “quick takes”. Like twitter, but in a format that is actually conducive to conveying an idea that is longer than 2 sentences. First up, Tesla removing the mobile charger.