Category Archives: Worthy Feeds

Friends with Diabetes

It’s Diabetes Blog Week again . . . yay! The last couple years were great, helping me meet so many wonderful people online with diabetes (POWDs?). Once again, Karen has done a fantastic job creating the topics and organizing the logistics. Kudos to … Continue reading

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Things You Should Be Reading – August Edition

Hey everybody, I’m about a week late with the August edition of “Things You Should Be Reading.” There’s a little bit of something for everybody here. Brilliantly smart-ass responses to completely well-meaning signs (via John Nack) It’s been a very … Continue reading

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Things You Should Be Reading

Hey, everybody. It’s that time again. The time to clean out a bunch of links that I’ve read and share them with you because I think you might find them interesting. Ultramarathon — The always hilarious author of The Oatmeal … Continue reading

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The One Where I’m on a Podcast

After casually dropping enough hints that I might be interested in appearing on Just Talking, Christopher interviewed me yesterday for his diabetes/gaming/all-things-Christopher podcast. It was a hoot! Listen here . . .

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Blunt Lancet Interview

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you no doubt have heard about Blunt Lancet’s new album that’s set to drop soon. Thanks to some connections, I got an advance copy of the CD, which I’ve had on heavy rotation. … Continue reading

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New Discoveries

We have guests coming tomorrow — my mom and step-dad — which explains why posting has been a little light here recently and will likely continue that way for the next week. (I hope you like photographs, because you’re likely … Continue reading

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Jeff Mather, Paste-up Monkey

I love paper.li, the little service that extracts links from a Twitter feed and makes a newspaper-like collection of articles from them. It’s amazingly high quality for “alpha” software — it’s actually what we used to call “beta” software back … Continue reading

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Performance Programming Links

Faithful readers: This dispatch falls into the bucket of “stuff that’s about work and not diabetes.” (Not that diabetes isn’t its own kind of work.) This is what I do for my 9-5. It’s the stuff I do between thinking … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Oily Pancreases and Time Machines

I’m going to try something new, posting a small group of diverse links on a (more-or-less) weekly schedule. Hopefully this will help with my hoarding problem. Living with Diabetes: Sarah has a really great piece on her site about growing … Continue reading

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The Day After “Armageddon” – The Healthcare Roundup

Apologies for the overblown title to this post, but Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) just amused me to no end last night with his claim that it was Armageddon for America. I love hyperbole, especially about the Apocalypse; and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Ignore the Code

I recently discovered Ignore the Code, a well-written, nontechnical software/design weblog by Lukas Mathis. It’s really good. Go check it out.

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Random Bits of Awesome – February 2010

Dear readers, it’s time for a roundup of topics that just aren’t big enough for their own posts. I’m just going to jumble them all together. Enjoy! It’s Olympics time. Woo! I don’t understand people who profess not to love … Continue reading

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Idea of the Day

If you don’t already subscribe to the New York Times‘ Idea of the Day weblog, you should. (If I weren’t at work with a lot to do, I’d write about how it aggregates some of the best articles in print … Continue reading

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Thanks, peeps!

Well, dear readers. I’m almost done with this entire month of posting here, and I’m kinda glad that it’s almost over. It’s a bit like having homework again. Although, I have to confess that it’s been a good exercise in … Continue reading

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Rememberance of things past

This has been the busiest year ever. True, last year I was in school and (consequently) working twice as much. But this year, I’ve actually gone places and done things that have generally kept me away from posting here. In … Continue reading

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