Saturday, May 29, 2004

Sign of the times

A piece in the NYT Magazine (Friends, Friends With Benefits and the Benefits of the Local Mall) and one in NYT online (What Adolescents Miss When We Let Them Grow Up in Cyberspace) hint at signs of the times - I was quite surprised reading this, and what media/cultural slippery slope has led to.

Friday, May 28, 2004

Time to get serious?

Frankly, I've always thought of blogging as a semi-waste of time. Especially after reading a NYT article about people pretty obsessed with it. Don't want it to be me. Still, I'll give it another shot and try to post regularly (once a week or two?) and see where it takes me.

My more serious interests are pretty much around politics, economics, technology/computing and the sciences. Wrt not so serious interests, I like to spend quality time with my fiance, basketball, biking (especially on a sunny day, which in Seattle can be asking for a lot), reading, long trips on the road, and working out. Looking to expand that list since there's so much outdoor stuff here in the country that can be had though I'm originally from LA so a city boy at heart. But I'm trying, really...