Category Archives: Random Musings

Horses and Olympians and Data and Such

I pick on Aaron Carroll a lot, and it’s really not that he deserves picking on, it’s in fact because he writes so much good stuff that I like that I am compelled to investigate at length.  Fortunately this time he actually asked … Continue reading

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On Repeated Medical “testing”

I’ve blogged about this before, but I wanted to revisit because FiveThirtyEight, whom I love and adore, just posted about it again, in light of the recent Theranos problems. My last blog post was long, so let me simplify my … Continue reading

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An homage to my 21-year-old e-mail account!

It’s a new year, and I should post more, so here’s a random post about stuff from 20+ years ago! In 1994, after my first year at college, it became clear that I needed an internet connection at home.  I … Continue reading

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Quickie: Alphabet URLs

Curiously, I’ve been meaning to write this post for a few months, then Google went and created Alphabet and it seems a bit more apropos now.  Let me ‘splain: Go to the URL bar in your web browser (the thingy … Continue reading

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5-Gallon Bucket Pond Filter

Every once in a while I actually DO one of those little projects on Pinterest. Of all the things I put together, the main reason I thought I’d post this one is that the other million tutorials out there didn’t … Continue reading

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