Oct 012014
 
US Politicians & Corruption

I’m pretty sure everyone would agree that we have a problem with electing a representative government that has us in their best interests here in the US. With that being said, I wanted to share with you this morning’s shower thoughts on the subject. Would it be completely crazy to bind US representatives’ pay to [...]

RIP Rocky

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Jul 162013
 
RIP Rocky

It is with great sorrow that I write this blog post. This evening our sweet little Rocky passed on. She went quietly with my wife by her side while Thing One & Thing Two were playing at a friend’s house. Her health had been worsening over the past month, and I had just taken her [...]

May 032013
 
Our Cat Needs A New Home

Meet Rocky It all began with an email to our neighborhood watch group titled: Found Kitten. I’ll fill you in on the entire story of how Rocky came to live with us later, but for now… We have found out that our 9 year old Thing Two is allergic to cats. Her allergies have become [...]

Aug 042012
 
How One Volt Had Me Amped

It all started with an alert on my Klout account that said I had a new perk. Up to that point, the perks I had seen available to me were mostly offers resembling what you could find on Groupon or LivingSocial. This particular perk however was about a car. A car? Hmmm… Okay, you got [...]

Jun 012012
 
A Standard For Describing An Item’s Author In RSS

The Problem I’m currently working on a content ingestion system for Gravity‘s personalization and analytics systems. We already have in place a powerful and flexible article extraction library in place that we open sourced as Goose, which does a great job at identifying just the article text and optionally even its primary image. The problem [...]

watchful eye necklace

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Jun 132011
 
watchful eye necklace

Charming watchful eye necklace with glass beads

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Jun 112011
 
Goose Wins 2nd Place in Text Extraction

In a recent comparison of different text extraction algorithms, Gravity’s open source project: Goose tied for second place and was even written up over at Read Write Web! I find this very exciting because our project is still quite young and actively in development whereas the algorithms in close standing are mostly well established and [...]