Cubesat Catalog

There appears to have been a lot of work in the last few years around the “small launch” segment of the spaceflight industry. Lots of companies are designing, building or flying rockets to compete for the market in getting small payloads into LEO, which has previously been done with extra space inside second-stage fairings in […]

Finances in 2018 & 2019

2018 was unequivocally the year I started taking our household finances seriously. I got us set up through the first months of the year with all our accounts in budgeting software called “You Need a Budget” (YNAB) and made a household budget and largely stuck to it. The YNAB software is great, it is a […]

New year, new hosting

It’s 2019 and I am working on remaking some of my relationship with the internet. I’m hoping to slow down, stop compulsively logging into everyone’s favorite trash website twitter dot com. My actual favorite website these days is Space Launch Report. I think I’ve struggled to do much more than receive the awful firehose of […]

For its Own Sake

As a rule I’ve done more thinking about writing than writing in the last few years. I’ve thought also about my feelings about writing, about notions of ‘productivity’, ‘progress’, and at least a little about ‘work’. I aspire to be someone who contributes to the world of ideas, culture and media in whatever small way […]

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