Archive for January, 2013

The Limits of Measurement

Posted on January 28th, 2013 · Posted in Business

I had a conversation with a business partner the other day about data, and the importance of being data-driven.  There’s little question that data is important – as we’re fond.. read more

Can Sheriffs Defy the Feds?

Posted on January 17th, 2013 · Posted in Government, Laws

Ah, my home state of Oregon.  Reacting to President Obama’s push for gun control, a number of county sheriffs in the Beaver State have published letters stating that they will.. read more

Car2Go – First Look Review

Posted on January 14th, 2013 · Posted in Commuting

Last month, I wrote about the upcoming Seattle launch of car-sharing service Car2Go.  It’s now hit the streets, with a fleet of distinctive blue-and-white Smart cars flung about town.  So.. read more

The Low Relative Cost of Bike Repairs

Posted on January 10th, 2013 · Posted in Commuting

I’m horrible at staying on top of bike maintenance.  It’s one of the reasons I moved to single-speed, and why I can have three bikes and still lose a day.. read more