Category Archives: Hobbies

Topics regarding my hobbies. Ex: Karate, downhill skiing, photography, podcasting, etc.

Parsec Award

This past Labor Day weekend at DragonCon, Kreg Steppe and I were honored that our podcast Technorama won a Parsec Award in the Comedy/Parody category. Earlier this year one of our faithful listeners nominated us back in May. A month … Continue reading

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I’m done with Foursquare

There’s no value to me. I tried it for five months, I became mayor of a dozen places, and earned a similar number of badges. So… The idea behind using Foursquare is: Easily check in to locations (e.g. work, school, … Continue reading

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Dragon*Con 2010 Wrap Up

For the second year in a row I attended Dragon*Con in Atlanta GA over the Labor Day weekend. There were several similarities to last year and several new things that made it a wonderful time. Thanks to everyone, old friends … Continue reading

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iPad after two months

In May I purchased an iPad after Donna told me to give myself a present for landing a new job so quickly. I have now been using it for two months and have some feedback about this interesting device. 1. … Continue reading

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New Look

I’m happy to say the website has undergone a new look. I got tired of updating the photos and front page in iWeb. The most minor updates, such as adding a badge for LinkedIn, could take 20 minutes, had to … Continue reading

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Teach Yourself WordPress

If you’ve ever wanted to start a blog and don’t know where to start, I’ve got a solution for you. My podcasting co-host, Kreg Steppe, and I have just completed work on “Sams Teach Yourself WordPress in 10 Minutes“. Look … Continue reading

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Properly Motivated

It dawned on me today that I needed to put together one thing I love with one thing I dislike to make the dislike more palettable. I’m talking about technology and running. I really don’t like running. I’ve been inspired … Continue reading

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Facebook

I know I’m late to the party when it comes to Facebook. Until recently I kept asking myself “Why do I need YASN (yet another social network)?” I try to stay fairly active on twitter, tried MySpace and found it … Continue reading

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