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The Conundrum Escape Room and Machine Learning

Over the Christmas holidays, I did an escape room challenge. It was way more fun than I thought it’d be.

I hadn’t even heard of Escape Rooms when I got a gift certificate to one near where I live in the Seattle area. 471 more words


The Distance Beckons

“We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.”

~Konrad Adenauer

Horizon (/həˈrʌɪz(ə)n/) – noun

  1. The line at which the earth and sky appear to meet.
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E.B. White, Prophetic Media Critic

My wife is a fan of E.B. White’s, and with good reason. Each time she has read me a passage of his prose, mostly from his essays, I have found his voice to be unfailingly wise and humane. 648 more words


"...alas, what is this thing called death?"

Nothing but ruins now left

Where this sweet flower takes root

And, it seems, takes pity

On the suffering of others, filling

The air with fragrance, a touch… 11 more words


9 Books I've Lost Interest In

As I’ve reflected on my 2017 reading and made plans for the new year, I’ve noticed that there are a lot of books in my Goodreads that I’m just no longer interested in reading. 1,375 more words