Your child may be the first human to live to 150

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Your child may be the first human to live to 150    Scientists and health professionals believe the first human to live to 150 has either recently been born or is about to be. This means your little bundle of joy might be the first person to celebrate their own sesquicentennial. It may not always feel like it, but the world is the most stable it’s ever been, the healthiest, and best fed and connected. […]

A run out in the woods

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This weekend, with the sun in the sky, I ventured back into the state forest and park near our house for my weekly long run. It had been quite some time since I had gone trail running and I had forgotten how wonderful it was to get out under the trees and enjoy nature. I wasn’t alone in my venture; I ran into a few groups of hikers and a few fellow runners too. There’s […]

A study using data to find the 10 best toys to calm down infants during a tantrum

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A study using data to find the 10 best toys to calm down infants during a tantrum When you’ve got two crying infants on your hands like we often do, you look for whichever toys will calm them down the fastest. We’ve got an array of toys in our happy child arsenal, but they aren’t all equally effective during a tantrum. In order to find the ones that are most effective, I began tracking the […]

The 15 ways to have the perfect summer day in Rovinj, Croatia

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The 15 ways to have the perfect summer day in Rovinj, Croatia Rovinj, the Croatian town where legend says the sun rises daily to meet the sea, his long lost love who refuses to join him in the sky. Ok, maybe I made that up, but there’s no escaping the sun or the sea here. They are not only forces of nature, but the foundations of the culture and food here. This incredible town may […]

The 20 definitive things to do in Hong Kong

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The 20 definitive things to do in Hong Kong   Hong Kong, an international financial hub and banking center is more than just suits. This city, small in area, huge in population and things to do is worth more than a layover, but if your time is limited, there are a few things you just have to see and do. The city can be explored easily on foot and most attractions aren’t far from the […]

10 ways becoming a father made me a better manager at work

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I’ve written before how my job has helped teach me some valuable lessons that applied to parenting. The technology I interact with on a daily basis, the processes and frameworks we use, and the lessons I’ve learned managing a team have all inspired me to apply these to how I’m raising my kids. I’ve brought home A/B testing, machine learning, and agile practices to help learn and become a better dad. My team has taught […]

The bizarre things I saw on my wacky April Fools Day run

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It may be April Fool’s Day, but my run today was no joke. From the moment I left the house I knew something was up and things kept getting weirder the further I went. For a mere three mile run, it sure was eventful and strange. I hope things get back to normal tomorrow. We like almost all of our neighbors. On our left and across from us are some of the nicest, helpful, friendly […]