Archive for date: May 23, 2004

Moneyball, by Michael Lewis

May 23, 2004 | Baseball, Books I Read | By: Mark VandeWettering

I received an interesting phone call from my friend Phil last week. I hadn’t heard much from Phil, but he called me in the middle of a ferry ride to San Francisco to tell me that he was reading a book called Moneyball by Michael Lewis, and that he was sure that I’d enjoy it. […]

On the strike zone…

May 23, 2004 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

This morning I was catching up on Baseball tonight to see what went on with baseball yesterday. I mostly wanted to see what happened yesterday when Reggie Jackson’s number 9 was retired over in Oakland before the Athletics-Royals matchup, but in skipping through it, I caught an editorial by Rob Dibble on the state of […]

Lair of the Chrome Cow

May 23, 2004 | Link of the Day, Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

For some reason I found myself looking for plans for cheap 3D scanners at 1:15AM this morning, and came up with the Lair of the Chrome Cow. Surprisingly, I remember this site being mentioned on an old slashdot posting, but I guess I didn’t look. It’s got some nifty ideas. I’ll have to think about […]