Brandon Wilson

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74 day writing streak

A new internet

No, not the one promised by the Pied Piper team on HBO's Silicon Valley.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a British computer scientist credited as the inventor of the internet and the World Wide Web as we know it (much to Al Gore's chagrin). He has recently announced that he is...
2021-01-13 14:43:52

30 day book-writing challenge

The other day I happened to see that James Altucher retweeted someone named Steven Farmer who was inspired to write a book as part of some #30daybookchallenge. The book is called 90/10 Fitness: How to get a great body fast, simple, and for life. I don't have a problem with...
2021-01-12 23:22:57

Firing on all cylinders

I think it is safe to say I've hit the ground running in 2021 all without any New Year's Resolutions, mind you. To use a metaphor peterdannock  will appreciate, I am firing on all cylinders.

With today's posts,...
2021-01-11 19:10:18

Old Town Road

According to this article from Pitchfork, the song Old Town Road by Lil Nas X (with an assist from Billy Ray Cyrus) is now the most-certified song in RIAA history. The RIAA is the Recording Industry Association of America, which is the trade organization that supports major music companies...
2021-01-10 15:15:36

Life Hacks
Life Hacks: Health and Fitness

Chapter 3: Health and FitnessWhen you feel the urge to drink or smoke, go for a run, do twenty sit-ups, or some other activity that will get you moving. You'll soon start to associate quitting the habit with being fit.When you're thirsty and limited water is available, rinse your mouth...
2021-01-10 01:15:43


As someone who aspires to a living provided by full-time writing and a citizen of the good ol' USA, I am very much in favor of the 1st amendment. There are limits, of course, and nowhere are the limits pushed more frequently than social media. 

I don't envy the responsibilities of...
2021-01-09 00:33:35

The richest man in the world

For a long time, the title of Richest Man in the World was passed back and forth between Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft) and Warren Buffet (billionaire investor). In 2017, Jeff Bezos (founder and CEO of Amazon) took the title briefly and has had the title most recently. It was...
2021-01-07 17:08:18

Life Hacks
Life Hacks: Food and Drink

Chapter 2: Food and DrinkHave leftover coffee from the morning? Use it to make coffee ice cubes, which will cool your coffee down without diluting it.Run your bacon under cold water before cooking it. Doing so will reduce shrinkage by up to 50%.When making hard-boiled eggs, throw one teaspoon of...
2021-01-07 00:06:16

Sleeping on the road

abrahamKim asked me about my sleep scores on the road, and I thought it would be worthy of a post.

To get everyone up to speed, I spent a lot of time and effort in improving my...
2021-01-05 14:45:45

End of vacation

Tomorrow, I am flying back to Arizona and ending what has been a nice and relaxing two-week vacation. It's been great not thinking about work. I've enjoyed reading, and writing, and spend time spend time with the girlfriend.

I am starting to develop the usual ambivalent feelings about leaving. It is...
2021-01-04 21:11:30