Author Archives: Jesse

Barefoot Children

Today was my morning to get Liam ready for school. He came in and woke us up before the alarm went off (which almost never happens) and was well before there was any hint of daylight. This left us with … Continue reading

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Let’s have a chat about gaming

Some of you gamers are really ruining it for the rest of us. You’ve threatened a game developer into fleeing her home for no discernable reason, you’ve overreacted to a clear breach of journalistic ethics with rape threats, and now … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as safe sext

Put down your pitchforks, your social justice warrior shrieking about “slut-shaming”, and your righteous indignation about, well, everything. It’s time to have a much-needed expounding upon my call to take more responsibility for the security of your personal data. The … Continue reading

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Notes on Duck Eggs

We’ve been fortunate enough since moving to Cedar City to come upon a near unlimited supply of duck eggs. In exchange for about 1.5 gallons of fruit and veggie scraps, we get about a dozen eggs per week for our … Continue reading

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Prepaid Showdown: T-Mobile vs Cricket

Once we got relocated to Cedar City, we found a major problem: T-Mobile’s service makes Sprint look good. I suppose this is to be expected. Despite great performance in SLC, Las Vegas, Sacramento, and Boston, getting any kind of usable … Continue reading

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Google just did an end-run around your mobile phone company

I’ve been a user and fan of Google Voice since it was still GrandCentral. From its humble beginnings of a “phone number for life” to ring your other phones to full desktop calling and texting, it’s been an indispensable product … Continue reading

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You have to take responsibility for your own personal security

Friends, let’s have a little chat. Most of you have probably already heard about the iCloud compromise that sent hundreds of nude¬†pictures of female celebrities racing across the Internet (including a few less-than-legal ones snapped before they turned 18). As … Continue reading

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First World Problem: MC Frontalot vs Weird Al Yankovic

Uh oh. Weird Al Yankovic has a new album leaking out and it looks like we now have competition for song about first world problems. Seriously. Here’s MC Frontalot’s version: And now Weird Al’s (updated with the official music video): … Continue reading

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Switching it all: From the HTC Evo 4G LTE on Sprint to the LG Nexus 5 on T-Mobile

After many, many years of loyalty to Sprint, Shauna and I broke ranks and jumped ship to T-Mobile when our contract was up. After just a week of being on a new handset with a new carrier, I can see … Continue reading

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On Excommunication

I’ve already pretty clearly drawn my line in the sand on the Ordain Women movement, so I can’t express any amount of surprise at the news that the leader of the movement may be facing an excommunication hearing. I think … Continue reading

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