The Blog (or, “The Web Log” if you’re over 30)

Jim Croce: I Got A Name

  • Brygs 
A scientist named Konrad Lorenz popularized the concept of “imprinting”, which brittanica.com defines as “a form of learning in which a very young animal fixes its attention on the first object with which it has visual, auditory, or tactile experience… Read More »Jim Croce: I Got A Name

A Visit to Punxsutawney

  • Brygs 
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.98″ background_layout=”light”] For the past 132 years, a groundhog in Punxsutawney has been predicting the weather. Based on whether or not he sees his shadow, we will have either six more weeks of winter or an early… Read More »A Visit to Punxsutawney

On Being an Eagles Fan

  • Brygs 
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] I am an Eagles fan. I used to call myself a “big” Eagles fan, but to be honest, I’ve never painted my face green. I’ve never gotten on an airplane to go see a road… Read More »On Being an Eagles Fan

Is the Tread What Peloton Really Needs?

  • Brygs 
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.3.1″ background_layout=”light”] Last week, fitness startup Peloton (you’ve seen their commercials) announced their second product, an Internet-connected treadmill called “Peloton Tread”. This is a pretty dramatic step (no pun intended) for the company, but (pun intended this… Read More »Is the Tread What Peloton Really Needs?

The Difference Between Analytics and Analysis

  • Brygs 
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] I am something of a Peloton fanatic. You can find me (by my nom du guerre “LeftShark”) somewhere on a leaderboard every single morning. Coincidentally, I’m also an analytics junkie, and one of my favorite… Read More »The Difference Between Analytics and Analysis

Passing on Bitcoin

  • Brygs 
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] For my first essay, I’ll pick something that has been all over the news recently. The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has seen its value shoot up tremendously in 2017. Some say it’s a bubble, but others insist… Read More »Passing on Bitcoin

What is this all about?

  • Brygs 
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] I created this site in January, 2018 as a place where I could write on a variety of topics. If someone such as yourself reads these posts and gets something out of them, so much the better,… Read More »What is this all about?