The Importance of Net Neutrality

by John Wilker, December 12, 2017 in Around the Home/Office, Business, I am a Consumer, I am a Creator, politics

  While we all know how valuable and important the internet is, those of us born in the late seventies, early eighties. I feel have a special appreciation for it. Why? Because growing up, one year we were in a library photocopying encyclopedias, and the next we were accessing the first websites, finding information online. […]

Andy Weir Does it again. I’m really Enjoying Artemis

I wanted to take a minute to tell you, if you haven’t grabbed a copy of Artemis, Andy Weir’s latest book, do it, right now. I’m a little over halfway through and it’s hard to put it down. It’s a very different book than The Martian, but also very similar. I’m really enjoying it and […]

The Orville is so close

by John Wilker in I am a Consumer, reviews

I’ve been watching The Orville since it launched, and I’ve been mostly loving it. Mostly. I’ve never been a Seth Macfarlane fan, like ever. I wasn’t sure I’d like the Orville entirely because I was afraid it’d be ‘Family Guy’ with all its over the top idiot humor, but in space. Sometimes it is, sometimes […]

I’ll Always Vote Optimism

I’ll never stop voting for hope and optimism. There’s been a lot of discussion around the recent vote on Initiative 300 (feel free to read the initiative here and a great Denverite article, here). It passed by a narrow margin and immediately the hand-wringing commenced. The Mayor opposed it, saying it went “too far too fast” […]