Miscellany & Randomness

This page contains links to everything that doesn’t fit into any of our other categories. Topics include politics, productivity, self improvement, and occasional rants. You never know what you might find in here!

I’m a Quicken maniac. I’ve kept meticulous financial records in Quicken for over a decade, and can’t stand it when things are out of whack. Unfortunately, I recently ran into a problem when updating our data in Quicken.

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I’ve recently received numerous unsolicited, automated phone calls (i.e., robocalls) to my cell phone from various numbers. Most commonly, these calls involve “last chance” offers for to purchase an extended warranty for my car.

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Keeping Track of Political Polls

by Michael on October 30, 2008 · 0 comments

With the Presidential Election just around the corner, I wanted to share an excellent resource for keeping track of all the polling data that’s floating around: FiveThirtyEight – Politics Done Right Check it out. They’ve done a fantastic job of aggregating a mountain of data and predicting the outcome of the Presidential race, as well as tons of other races.

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Welcome to jammer(six)

by Michael on May 2, 2008 · 0 comments

Hello, and welcome to jammer(six). While many people strive to write a lengthy, meaningful intro to their weblog, that’s not how I roll. Instead, I’ll just say this… This site is a place for me to share random bits of wisdom. Whenever I run across something particularly interesting or figure out something particularly useful, there’s a pretty good chance that it will wind up here. Topics will be varied, with a tendency toward the tech end of the spectrum, and updates may be sporadic. I’ll only write when I have something to say. With that in mind, I encourage you […]

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