Review AnyMote and Amazon Echo (“Alexa”) as a universal TV Remote control 3

Review AnyMote and Amazon Echo (
I recently picked up Anymote, hoping to use it as an way to voice control my TV channel viewing. AnyMote is a universal Smart Remote Control hardware and software solution that allows you to control all of your home’s infrared and WiFi devices like TVs, stereos, set-top boxes, media players, Bluetooth speakers, lights, cameras, and ...

Everything you need to know, how to buy a used car on Craigslist

Everything you need to know, how to buy a used car on Craigslist
I have purchased my last three personal vehicles on Craigslist (CL) and have landed some great deals, saving thousands of dollars in most cases. It’s my personal belief  that CL is the best way to score tremendous deals on auto and truck sales, if your willing to do a little of the leg work and ...

Uber proves we don’t have a free market economy 2

Uber proves we don't have a free market economy
Uber the ride-sharing alternative to traditional taxi services, highlights one of the big myths of modern capitalism, that  one of the central tenants of a functioning capitalistic system is that of a strong  Free market economy. I feel we don’t have a true free market or worse have a corruptible free market, where those with money and ...

2016 Nations Triathlon – Washington DC

2016 Nations Triathlon - Washington DC
This year I took advantage of TriRock’s discounted 2 Olympic triathlon early registration special rate   and this was my second TriRock race (its part of TriRock series but without the the name TriRock.. go figure ) . The race is Washington DC’s main triathlon. The race now has both Sprint and Olympic distances in the same ...

2016 NJ State / CGI Olympic Triathlon

2016 NJ State / CGI Olympic Triathlon
Last weekend I too part in the  NJ State triathlon, its part of a two day triathlon festival put on by the folks at CGI held at Mercer County Park, just south of Princeton. CGI , who also do the Rutgers half marathon among st other events. Always very well supported and professionally organized, they ...

2016 Philadelphia TriRock – Olympic Distance

2016 Philadelphia TriRock - Olympic Distance
A few weeks back I took part in the 11th annual Philly TriRock Olympic triathlon. This year the weather was perfect, no massive downpour like last year, and the swim was going to happen..  This year’s race seemed to have fewer folks and the pro field didn’t have any big names I recognized (no disrespect to ...

2016 Wyckoff Triathlon

2016 Wyckoff Triathlon
This weekend I took part in the 2016 edition (34rd Annual)  Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes  triathlon.  This race is somewhere between a sprint and   Olympic distance race. Its a  800m swim, 17 mile bike and 5 mile run. Weather conditions were perfect , clear blue sky in the low to mid 70’s , virtually no humidity or wind. This years event ...