Category: Asides

  • Three months of ARX training

    I just completed 3 months of dedicated, weekly workouts on the ARX Alpha with Tony Briese in his studio in Canton, OH. Here are the results. My usual workout is as follows: 6 reps at 10/10 second cadence of leg press, chest press, and row 1:00 to 1:30 of isometric hold (“statics”) of leg press, […]

  • Beginner’s Mind in Engineering

    “We’ve been putting together a team of engineers who, for the most part, are too young to say SpinLaunch couldn’t work,” he says. “They’re full of too much energy and excitement to find out what’s going to happen.” Jonathan Yaney Maybe he doesn’t know it, but Yaney refers to “beginner’s mind,” not youth.

  • Cryogenic sleep logic

    If cryogenic sleep were generally available, why would anyone choose to not be frozen? Go to sleep, wake up in a better world. This offer is too good: if everyone takes it, who will be left to actually build the better world?

  • Salmon salad

    Salmon salad  by Angeles Rios

  • Pickle Riiiick

    Film Crit Hulk SMASH: Let’s Talk About “Pickle Rick”