The Core Dump

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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Endeavour is a symbol of hope for a better future.

Review: The Revenant

A great 90 minute movie smothered in a 2-and-a-half-hour wreck.

Thoughts on the 2016 Prius v after a road trip

After a 1,000 mile road trip in his new Prius, Nic has thoughts and gripes.

Apple Watch, six months in

Thoughts on Apple Watch after half a year of daily usage.

It’s upgrade time: 2016 Prius v first impressions

Moving from a 1997 Honda Accord to a 2016 Prius is kind of a big deal.

Review: ELAC B6 bookshelf speakers

A great value for your sound system.

Magical thinking about encryption and privacy

Predictably, the Paris attacks brought the anti-encryption crowd back out of the woodwork. They're at best being willfully disingenuous.

Review: Spectre

A long-time Bond fan looks at the latest installment in the series and has thoughts.

Book roundup, part 20

Includes The Antidote, One Nation, Under Gods, Losing the Signal, The Todd Glass Situation, The Last Policeman, The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Beacon 23, Killing Pretty and Queen of Fire.

Building a static site for an investigative journalism project

Things to consider when planning to build a site on a compressed time table.

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