29 May 2020

Late Night: A Timeline
Or a brief history of how Johnny Carson pretty much stood alone for 30 years

I created this little timeline graphic as a crutch for my non-American self trying to navigate the complex history, culture, and inter-network rivalries of American Late Night TV shows.

Late Night Timeline

There are some shows that should be mentioned but aren’t, because they weren’t on the big three:

  1. The Late …
01 Jan 2020

Some 2019 Stats
The numbers, Mason!

The Blog

I've written 18 blog posts in 2019, which is below the target I set at the start of the year (two blog posts a month, for a total of 24), but it's progress.

Posts per month

In comparison, I wrote only 1 post in 2018. 🙈

Posts per year, 2009 - 2019

Transport

I've taken 265 bus rides …

06 Mar 2017

Links: March 06

Patrio Posts about links are the last refuge of a scoundrel.

Before we get underway, a status update:

The number of lines of code I've written in the last 26 days (since I stopped going to work) is 0, not counting some late night shenanigans where I thought typing some …

11 Sep 2016

The UNP at 70

The Elephant

The United National Party turned 70 this week. I thought I'd take a look at their electoral record, for funsies.

The data for this (short) analysis was sourced from Wikipedia. That data was in turn sourced from Department of Elections PDF files. I didn't cross-check the numbers because this is …

25 Aug 2016

Links: Machine Learning

I'm changing the format of the links posts to topic-based posts which I will add to over time. Seems like a better way to organize than basing them on dates.

August 2016

An exclusive inside look at how artificial intelligence and machine learning work at Apple

A fascinating look at …


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