My newest excuse

Now that marriage equality is the law in the majority of US states, my newest excuse for why I won’t marry comes from Siri: My end user agreement does not include marriage.

Nonprofit Life

Try to flirt with a girl on Dattch, end up recruiting her for my drop-in volunteer night. I don’t have work/life boundaries at all.


It’s been too long since I built a robot. Since apparently it’s against our policies to have an office-kitten I need a desk-robot. What would your ideal office robot do? Glow red/green/yellow based on inbox counts? Show fundraising goals? I need a project!

Maniac Weekend Timelapse

This is the timelapse of my screen from Maniac Weekend with Aaron Parecki and Bethany Soule (of Beeminder) , which contained 45.5 hours of work for me from 5PM Friday 10/3 until 7AM Monday 10/6.

Like this post, for science

PLEASE LIKE this post if you see it at all. This is actually a scientific test (I’m trying to figure out if pushing posts to facebook from my website is making facebook hide them.)


This page contains way more numerical data about my life than you probably care about. The datasets for Mood, Caffeine, Alcohol, Miles Biked, and Coffee are updated ad-hoc. The datasets for Beeminder are updated daily, or more often. These are not that pretty. If you’d like to see the data parsed, examined, and presented in…