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Why you’re unlikely to find the perfect exercise program, and how you can find good enough

April 12, 2017

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There is a famous problem in mathematics- You’re hiring a secretary and want to pick best the one. You’re a thorough person. You’re not going to merely look at resumes “He has the best typing score. Done.”  You’ll judge who is best as you interview them. You interview randomly one at a time. The rub is […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #17

December 7, 2016

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – Fun marketing Though it was plugged in. Maybe some day! – Another […]

Brief words on that Amazon article and tech in general

August 19, 2015

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I’ve been a fan of Jeff Bezos for a while. Wrote about this some here. I use Amazon’s affiliate program. I barely make anything off it, but I am sending them business. I also buy most of my books from them. I vote for them with my money, sort of speak. I pay decent attention […]

If it’s less metabolically costly, it’s probably a business opportunity…is that a problem?

June 1, 2015

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This is Part One of a three part series on technology and health, with a focus on fitness. Part One will look at a general effect of technological progress on the body. Part Two will look more at the value and costs when technology is implemented into health / fitness. Part Three will be the most specific, dealing with social […]