Steve

Follow @scientifics on Micro.blog.

2019-10-01: Thinking about renewing a journaling habit and I like the idea of keeping things encrypted. Day One …

2019-08-11: Didn’t have as much oven spring as I had hoped, but my bread is starting to look good!

2019-08-03: I’m selling a GORUCK Black Bullet Ruck v1 10L for $225 shipped to CONUS. I’ll throw in a new sternum …

2019-07-16: Thanks to @simonwoods for bringing this to our attention: Facebook is embedding tracking data inside …

2018-12-14: I put together a list of what I’d need if I were to start my wardrobe from scratch over at Everyday …

2018-11-22: Happy Thanksgiving!

2018-11-03: Remember to get out and vote on Tuesday! “Your vote counts because you count.”

2018-10-27: What a tragic day today in Pittsburgh. When are our politicians going to finally do something about …

2018-10-18: “To stop the planet from getting substantially warmer, we need breakthroughs in how we make …

2018-10-08: Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 — We need to do something. …

2018-09-29: Acadia NP, Hopewell Rocks, & Cape Breton Highlands NP Cadillac Mountain South Ridge Trail (Acadia NP) Eagle Lake and North Bubble (Acadia NP) Hopewell …

2018-09-02: Hmm…thinking about how to best share photos here/with Sunlit. I wish there was an option to …

2018-08-29: If you’ve been thinking about some of the GORUCK clothing we’ve reviewed on Everyday Wear, prices …

2018-08-29: A surprise for today, Due 3.0 is out!

2018-08-09: Been looking for a merino shirt without having to trade odor resistance for increased durability? …

2018-08-07: Something that has made me think this week— “Learning without doing is wasted.” Derek Sivers on …

2018-08-07: I’ve been testing the Y Athletics SilverAir Merino T-Shirt for a few months and it’s a game changer. …

2018-08-03: If you need to pack an extra pair, minimalist shoes are the way to go.

2018-07-18: We wrote about the Outlier New Way Shorts over on Everyday Wear today. What are your go-to and most …

2018-07-09: If you’ve been thinking about a Nock Co. Lanier Briefcase and Pouch, I’m selling mine.

2018-07-05: We grilled these (vegan) veggie burgers last night and they were delicious. Highly recommended if …

2018-07-03: Posted my review of the Outlier Futureworks over on Everyday Wear today. They are my favorite …

2018-07-03: Some great thoughts on machine learning and AI from @ben. “…machine learning is going to …

2018-06-21: I wrote up about all the polos I’ve tried (and returned) so far in the search for a great summer …

2018-06-05: Got my first taste of Apple Car Play (rental car) — can’t wait to have it in my car.

2018-06-05: GORUCK is having their Father’s Day Sale and we wrote about it over on Everyday Wear. I use the …

2018-05-30: We posted a guide to business wear over on Everyday Wear today. I also wrote about my favorite …

2018-05-08: Came across an interesting article linked in the most recent Ulysses Newsletter discussing using …

2018-04-24: Rather than paying with your data on “free” services pay with your money and use companies like …

2018-04-15: Seems like Google Maps started always tracking my location today (the hollow iOS notification …

2018-04-05: Earlier this week I wrote about the Outdoor Research Helium II rain jacket on Everyday Wear.

2018-04-02: Some highlights of the last month in 📚: To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to …

2018-03-17: I wrote about my new favorite workout shorts over on Everyday Wear this week.

2018-03-13: Ben wrote about a really good workout shirt on Everyday Wear. We both love it.

2018-03-12: Spring Flower Show at the Phipps Conservatory

2018-03-10: My review of the Underfit V-Neck Undershirt on Everyday Wear.

2018-02-16: We published our travel guide over on Everyday Wear today. We hope to keep it evergreen and plan to …

2018-02-14: Aerogel insulation looks to be an upcoming trend in outdoor gear. I took a look, and it seems like …

2018-02-03: If you’ve been thinking about getting some Outlier pants but can’t decide which ones, Ben wrote an …

2018-01-31: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi ★★★★☆ 📚 Looking forward to reading the next book in the series! …

2018-01-30: Upped my bread baking game this past weekend.

2018-01-29: A great quote from the Anthropocene exibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

2018-01-25: NYT published an interesting op-ed today about why we shouldn’t fear the “black box” of AI because …

2018-01-23: I’ve spent some time trying the new Wool & Prince Blazer and I love it. Just published my review …

2018-01-22: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book ★★★☆☆ Great resource if you’re just …

2018-01-09: Edward Teller warned the oil industry of the dangers of climate change from carbon dioxide emissions …

2018-01-06: Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body by Daniel Goleman, …

2018-01-05: Yesterday I covered odor resistance of various workout shirt materials over on Everyday Wear. Not a …

2017-12-29: Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker ★★★☆☆ Five stars for the …

2017-12-28: Artemis by Andy Weir ★★★☆☆ Entertaining, but did not live up to the high expectations I had from The …

2017-12-20: Found my new favorite workout tee (and most likely all around tee) — the Pistol Lake Minimalist …

2017-12-12: Today I wrote about the Olivers Convoy Tee, a 100% merino athletic shirt. If you can size up for fit …

2017-12-10: On track to hit 200,000 meters rowed between Thanksgiving and Christmas for the Concept 2 Holiday …

2017-11-30: Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke ★★★★☆

2017-11-22: I published something today about how to care for your clothes.

2017-11-21: I wrote about my Outdoor Research Sequence L/S Zip Top — definitely going to become a staple this …

2017-11-21: If you need more reasons to not ride with Uber, drivers in Colorado were found to have criminal or …

2017-11-08: The GOP tax-reform plan contains a repeal that causes graduate student tuition waivers to be counted …

2017-11-06: Excited to announce the launch of Everyday Wear, a joint venture between Ben Brooks and myself.

2017-11-03: If you got the Apple Leather Case for your iPhone X: Do you find it slippery?

2017-10-04: “The cosmic perspective not only embraces our genetic kinship with all life on Earth but also …

2017-10-03: If being angry about something isn’t productive, then why get angry?

2017-10-01: My wife got an iPhone 8 Plus yesterday, and the camera is amazing…makes me even more exited …

2017-09-20: Very interesting read on how the Netherlands have advanced sustainable farming. National Geographic

2017-09-13: “The climate has always changed by itself through its own natural variability. But that …

2017-09-11: ”…we are now ruled by people who are completely alienated not just from the scientific …

2017-09-08: Beautiful sunrise this morning.

2017-09-01: Changer (KESTREL Book 1) ★★★★★

2017-08-30: I think my choice of new iPhone will come down to the camera. I really like Fuji cameras, but …

2017-08-29: How do you go about selling your old iPhone? Does it require locking in a price before the new ones …

2017-08-20: “We trust scientific expertise on many issues; it is, after all, the best advice we can get. …

2017-08-15: Is it possible to only have the Apple Watch notify of text messages from certain people?

2017-08-09: This is why you have to be careful what VPN you trust to secure your web traffic. Techdirt via Hobo …

2017-08-08: Scientists from 13 federal agencies have published a draft report on climate change that is awaiting …

2017-08-06: Cleaning a Dirty Sponge Only Helps Its Worst Bacteria, Study Says

2017-08-04: Any Eero or Amplifi HD users around? Considering upgrading my network with one of the two.

2017-08-03: Summers in the northern hemisphere have indeed shifted to more extreme (warm) temperatures. NYT

2017-08-03: Thomas L. Friedman: We are in the middle of not one but three climate changes at once to which …

2017-07-28: It’s amazing that people still think they can text (or use their phone in any way) and drive!

2017-07-27: California is offering itself up as a laboratory on how to fight climate change. I hope the rest of …

2017-07-19: Quite a sobering piece about one of the many ways we are irreversibly changing our planet: From the …

2017-07-18: After being off the grid for a week, thoughts are brewing for some blog posts…

2017-07-05: Three electric Volvos and two Polestars between 2019 and 2021? Maybe some competition for Tesla! …

2017-07-01: Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It ★★★★★

2017-07-01: Day One Premium and the Future: It's free apps forever. 10 years after the iPhone, I think we are …

2017-06-29: I Don’t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People: Poverty should …

2017-06-28: If you still haven’t figured out how to make Drafts your go to tool for text capture on iOS, …

2017-06-27: 2015 and 2016 showed record increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, with the trend …

2017-06-22: “So I still hope that there are enough Republicans in Congress who remember that public service is …

2017-06-21: Working on a list of weather apps that use Weather Underground data. Which one do you use?

2017-06-19: I’ve been using F-Secure FREEDOME VPN as well and I agree with Ben. It’s the fastest and …

2017-06-15: Great podcast with the founder of Mizzen + Main: Loose Threads with Kevin Lavelle of Mizzen + Main. …

2017-06-13: A very thought provoking episode: Waking Up with Sam Harris: #79 — The Road to Tyranny

2017-06-12: Getting a dog has made for even less TV watching. I go to look for a bundle price with just basic …

2017-06-11: I’m really buying into the idea of Micro.blog, so I’ve decided to self-host. Seems like …