Category: News

  • How Big Tech is Responding to Russia, with guest Nicole Perlroth — Pivot — Overcast

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine causes trouble for Big Tech players. Kara and Scott discuss its effects on moderation, monetization, and cybersecurity with journalist Nicole Perlroth. Plus, the CDC says most of the country can go maskless, and Elon Musk has more trouble with the SEC. How Big Tech is Responding to Russia, with guest Nicole […]

  • Recent media diet

    Pivot – Joe Rogan-Spotify-Anti-Vax, Canadian truckers, and the US Supreme Court Interesting discussion about the recent kerfuffle with Joe Rogan, Spotify, and a recent episode with anti-vax conspiracies. There is a freedom of speech aspect here but there are also consequences for spreading misinformation. Rogan can say whatever he wants but there will be consequences […]

  • Stopping Doom Scrolling

    I would say that I started Doom Scrolling when Headline News came out with the 15 minute news cycle. Today we have Facebooks and Twitters and Reddits with endless scrolling of all the horrible news going on, and on, and on. While I do think it is important to be informed there is a limit […]

  • Goals for 2022

    Goals for 2022

    Here we go! 2022 a new year and new hope! Ok maybe not that dramatic but its a fun mental exercise to think about what I want to accomplish in the next 12 months. I did this last year and managed to meet a lot of them so maybe it will work this year too. […]

  • 2021 Review

    2021 Review

    What a wild year. The sequel to 2020 ended up exceeding 2020 by a bit and it hasn’t slowed up as we head into 2022. The United States capitol building witnessed its largest physical attack since the War of 1812. The global pandemic of whatever COVID is now called continued to grow and mutate and […]

  • 100 days of Blogging Challenge 2021

    Tomorrow begins a 100 days of Blogging Challenge and I am very excited about it. First of all its something I am organizing at my company, Kinsta, and second it means I am going to need to focus each day on writing to meet the challenge. This is kinda like having a workout buddy who […]

  • Technology Business Podcasts I am into currently

    A few weeks ago Ezra Klein did a podcast episode with Kara Swisher of “Sway.” and I remembered how much I enjoy Kara’s sharp tongue, quick wit, and deep knowledge of tech and business. Since then I have subscribed to the aforementioned podcast Sway: Power, unpacked. “Sway” is an interview show hosted by Kara Swisher, […]

  • Adapt : 72/100

    The pandemic is causing a lot of change to happen. Even here in the US there are people taking this seriously and following the directions of medical professionals. Masks are becoming normalized. Social distancing is a thing. Is it convenient? Not at all but it is necessary. As with anything new and different we need […]

  • Hello world!

    Hello world!

    Welcome to Roger Bikes where you can learn all about Roger biking. This site is very serious about being serious so if you aren’t taking this serious then you might want to reconsider your seriousness. In all seriousness though I created this site as part of a 100 days of blogging challenge that I set […]