Wednesday, March 26, 2014

RIP Dumbagent

Unfortunately it looks like we're closing the doors on We had some weird deal that made it not worth the money to host it. All our material can be found on, courtesy of my sister, but we don't really have a plan going forward.

In the meantime I ran across these Economist articles, which I had planned on tweeting out or commenting on for DA, but won't be able to. So, now I need somewhere to park them. Basically these are the most interesting Economist articles from the past several months:

And a nice one from the Christmas Special edition:

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

New Year Goal Achieved

I just realized I never published my NY resolutions/goals for this year. Oops. Well, one of them was to win a game of chess against the computer, since I've never won a game of chess in my life (in my defense, since I don't like losing, I gave up playing when I was 11 or so).

Anyway, here is the proof of my first win ever:

Boom. 1 down. 7 more to go. 

Thursday, March 13, 2014


Due to a poorly planned New Year's resolution, I can't read any books until I hit certain milestones. So I have a collection of books waiting for that day. If you also want to read any of these books, chances are we'll get along.