A New URL for My Old Blog

Figure 1: Attribution: Ian D. Keating (via CC Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Well, here we are again! You may have noticed that I’m reporting to you from a new URL (https://bradfonseca.com/) There is a mildly interesting story related to this change that I thought I would share here. I recently read an article on John Scalzi’s blog called “20 Years of Scalzi.com”. In

“Developing” the Next Generation

Link to original image | Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) I have kids and, as a parent, I want to prepare them to be successful in their lives. I try to do this in a number of different ways: teach them to be kind, teach them respect, teach them to stand up for themselves, and other ways. One other set of skills I feverently

Thinking, Learning, and Blogging

Link to original image | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License As I mentioned in my previous post, Learning About Org Mode (Part 1 of n), I was reading (and now have finished) a great eBook by Sasha Chua called “A No-Excuse Guide to Blogging”. I’m trying to implement a couple of her ideas, namely, coming up with a question and answering it and documenting

Learning About Org Mode (Part 1 of N)

Link to original image | Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License As part of revising what this blog is about and keeping it fun for me, I’ve been reading a few things I’ve found on the Internet on blogging and keeping writing a blog “fresh”. I’ve started reading a really good eBook called “A No-Excuse Guide to Blogging” written by Sasha Chua, a blogger who is interested

Fuzzy Morning…Fuzzy Day

Figure 1: A view of the weather and the inside of my head… A fair amount of snow today (though I know other places will get it much worse) and consequently everything is much slower than usual. This includes my thinking. I think I used up most of my energy just getting into work. This makes me think again of how we define when we