(Re)Introducing Relic Scout

Over two years ago, I launched a site called Relic Scout. It was my first attempt at building a site using Ruby on Rails. Users could enter what they were looking for and the site would monitor eBay to find matches — it was basically eBay saved searches, but in …

You Can’t

Having three daughters has been particularly challenging lately, as the girls move into the pre-teen years. (Spoiler: I know it will get harder.) Our recent challenge has been the transition out of co-ed sports. We aren’t to the girls-only stage yet, but we’ve been considering it more closely with every …

My Micro Blog Setup

Now that Manton Reece has Micro.blog up and running for Kickstarter backers, it’s time to fine tune my setup to take advantage of the site. I am looking forward to learning more from the micro.blog community (which looks great so far) and Manton’s upcoming book on microblogging. Here’s what I …

Fixing journalism

This AM I backed Jimmy Wales’ WikiTribune project — a news platform that combines traditional journalism with the Wikipedia model. We want to make sure that you read fact-based articles that have a real impact in both local and global events. And that stories can be easily verified and improved. …

Anchor.fm

Anchor.fm dropped their 2.0 release on Wednesday. It looks pretty awesome — I feel like it’s going to do wonders for short-form audio/podcasts/stories — similar to what Twitter did for text. Anyway, I’ve always wanted to do a podcast, so I gave it a spin today. Here’s my first attempt…