Although this post is still accurate as a general introduction, here are links to the last few annual updates on the state of my life: 2017 Year in Review, the Year of New Beginnings 2016 Year in Review, the Year of Recovery 2015 Year in Review, the Year of Pushing the Limits 2014 Year in […]


Beemer put up a thoughtful comment in response to my last post. To quote one part: Smart kids, especially the ones who go places like MIT, often get this idea that they need to be Einstein or Newton, which is frankly silly. Because that’s not how the world works — it’s the total contribution of […]