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PJ20

I remember myself in the early-mid 90′s–a little wild, a little angry, a little unsure of myself.  And after watching PJ20, I think the same can be said of Pearl Jam. Cameron Crowe’s long-awaited Pearl...

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SQL, 10.25.11

I’ve just finished reading ‘Y The Last Man‘.  It’s a comic book series from about ten years ago from Vertigo. I’ll not give a proper review, as it’s just the second comic I’ve ever read (with...

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SQL, 10.27.11

Right to the links this morning…   –As revealed in Steve Jobs’ biography, Apple seems to have figured out how to bring their world-leading design and tech savvy to television. A $100 Billion Revenue...

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SQL, 10.29.11

I’ve been working a lot over the past few weeks on the ol’ job hunt.  Hopefully those efforts will bear fruit in the coming weeks. And speaking of fruit, my efforts in finding work haven’t afforded me...

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SQL, 11.1.11 – On Happiness and The Golden Rule

I’d like to start today’s post with a note on happiness, which seems to dovetail nicely with this (previously linked) study on the positive effects of optimism. The participants, who were between the...

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SQL, 11.3.11

I’ve got lots going on these days, so please pardon the lack of personal input in today’s post.  Going link-heavy, starting with…   –Hints of new physics at the LHC. Preliminary findings from CERN’s...

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The Future of Gaming

Today’s post will be one of the simplest in the brief history of this blog, as it amounts to a single (albeit it, awesome) video. In the video you’ll see, in essence, the future of gaming. I’m not sure...

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The Frontier of Hockey Analytics

Taken at face value it’s a simple question:  What makes a hockey defenseman valuable? Think about that for a second. Is it skating ability?  Passing prowess?  What about the quality of his shot? How...

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SQL, 11.10.11, Penn State Scandal

I remain a proud Penn Stater. I hope the same goes for the countless Penn State grads who, like me, feel sickened by the men responsible for the reported abuse and subsequent cover up. Make no...

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A New Thing

So my staycation in Skyrim has ended.  Ended a while ago, actually. I’ve got a writeup of the adventure, though it won’t be available here on RoccoDeMaro.com. Instead, it’ll be part of...

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