Cord Cutting Is Here For The Sports Fan

It’s been a long time coming but you can now, finally, cut the cord and still be a sports fan.

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25 million lines of Fortran

Originally posted on Coding the markets:
One of my colleagues is ex Bloomberg. He tells me there’s only one thing I need to know about them: “25 million lines of Fortran !”? Apparently they have 1500 coders firefighting, just keeping that legacy monster alive. And there’s a good reason Bloomberg has those 1500 coders keeping…

Americana

I was not a fan of the Grateful Dead growing up. In fact I hated them. I was more of a punk rock/industrial angry music guy anyway.  It was more out of a dislike for the drug/hippie culture that encompassed Dead shows that I really pushed back against and it was a pretty prevalent culture…

Not Good For The City

I check out various podcasts while on long runs. From The Audible on FoxSports to NPR’s Fresh Air. One I pop on regularly is The Brookings Institute Cafeteria podcast. They had Smith College Economics Professor Andrew Zimbalist on recently. He has written well over a dozen books on sports and money. His most recent (which…

Outside The Comfort Zone

Nate Boyer is a baller. Volunteering in Africa, Green Beret, walk on at Texas and now trying to make it in the NFL as a long snapper for the Seattle Seahawks. The definition of a baller. He recently wrote an article for Monday Morning QB which was something outside of his comfort zone. Something he thinks…