Articles and rants relating to personal issues, life, the universe, and other things that don’t really relate to technology.

It’s OK to break your computer

March 15th, 2013 by

It’s Friday and I’ve been busy all week, so here’s a short note to computer users of every skill level: don’t be afraid to break things. Sometimes you should even try to break things. The point of this is so that you can have a better understanding of how things work by figuring out why…

“Half caff coffee doesn’t wake me up”

September 25th, 2012 by

I think the people who say this to me either A) Haven’t tried drinking it without a pre-existing caffeine addiction, or B) Don’t understand the placebo effect. Nine times out of ten, I’d bet on the latter. An 8oz cup of half caff. coffee has caffeine content roughly equivalent to two or three cans of…