Todd Grotenhuis

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2019-04-16: Your own…transactional…Jesus

2019-04-16: Gauging interest: who would be down for a Love Death + Robots, discussion group?

2019-04-07: Opinion: Argyle Park/AP2 are still the best musical mashup/collaboration effort, yet.

2019-04-05: My favorite comic is getting a movie and one of my favorite actors will be in it!

2019-04-04: Great showing from #USWNT. Get that defense coordinated and the World Cup is yours for the taking. …

2019-04-01: This is #AprilTTRPGmaker Day 1 I’m Todd Grotenhuis. I have no published games, but have three …

2019-03-31: You kill the prophets, and stone the people sent to you Jerusalem, Jerusalem! You kill the prophets, and stone the people sent to you! How many times did I …

2019-03-28: Join us tonight at OWASP Indianapolis! I am reprising my talk about about Big Data and AI Security. …

2019-03-16: I did some mapping for my Whitehack open table hexcrawl game. I used Martin Ralya’s Hexamancer …

2019-03-06: Digital Declutter: the Plan If you read my review of Digital Minimalism, you’re aware of the Digital Declutter process. If …

2019-03-05: Digging the new Demon Hunter albums. Anybody surprised I prefer Peace over War?

2019-03-03: Heard a lot of Gogol Bordello last night. Following that up with some Psalters this morning. 🎶 “The …

2019-03-02: In preparation for my Digital Declutter during lent, I’m paring down the number of people I directly …

2019-03-01: Who wants a lifetime membership for Simplify Magazine (https://simplifymagazine.com)? I have ONE to …

2019-03-01: I’d love to hear your thoughts on this Global Youth Learning Framework from Institute for the …

2019-02-28: Generous Play is Everyone’s Job

2019-02-24: Google Maps is offering to connect Spotify or Apple Music but not Google Music or YouTube Music 🤷‍♂️

2019-02-24: This episode of the Knowledge Project has even more great parenting and development insights than …

2019-02-21: Excellent episode of the Knowledge Project: Peaceful Parenting. I’m not a parent and I still got a …

2019-02-21: Somebody microwaved fish at the office. 😱

2019-02-20: Accurate: Life Online

2019-02-20: Dark Crystal comic covers

2019-02-18: Indiana Dunes officially becoming a national park

2019-02-18: New(ish) thing: companies wanting to do business with me send packages to random office locations of …

2019-02-16: Digital Minimalism: Reference and Review Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Premise You’ve …

2019-02-15: Hey, remember the 90s?

2019-02-15: First change I’m making due to Digital Minimalism: going through my many Slack instances this …

2019-02-14: Start with Why micro notes/review

2019-02-11: Reminder: people who behave terribly online probably behave terribly terrible offscreen, too. It’s …

2019-02-10: “Solitude Deprivation: A state in which you spend close to zero time alone with your own …

2019-02-10: If a god is what you turn to when all else fails, violence certainly functions as a god.

2019-02-10: I don’t mind stealing bread from the mouths of decadence. But I can’t feed on the powerless when my …

2019-02-07: Google has shared ClusterFuzz. “ClusterFuzz is a scalable fuzzing infrastructure which finds …

2019-02-06: "Drama" It’s definitely a warning sign when I hear someone complain about “drama”. The usage of …

2019-02-04: Just added to Security Thinking for Big Data: the Algorithmic Justice League.

2019-02-03: Great episode of Freakonomics Radio. Interview with Domonique Foxworth about sports, economics, …

2019-01-31: Introducing Blog Categories and Specific Feeds! Good news! Per this announcement, Micro.blog now supports categories, and therefore, so does this …

2019-01-30: TFW it’s -38 wind chill and you are making your first cup of coffee.

2019-01-28: Interesting writeup on the new US Men’s Soccer approach ⚽️

2019-01-27: Today’s quote for reflection.

2019-01-26: Rearranged my main gaming bookshelves today. (Not pictured: d20 books, Exalted 1st ed, other core …

2019-01-24: Had a team member say that they really would prefer a team lunch instead of team dinner, because …

2019-01-23: Another approach to app Threat Modeling: Threat Modeling as Code

2019-01-23: Clever idea for a fountain pen the cap is scale ruler. #Kickstarter 🖋

2019-01-22: From Distant Shores: we're published! Strange invaders land on the shores of a peninsula known for its independence; rumors about their …

2019-01-21: On this MLKJ day, as usual, I ask that white people avoid posting light pithy quotes, and instead …

2019-01-18: This morning’s reflection from #BuJo. What does this mean in the #AttentionEconomy ? …

2019-01-16: If you restrict your team from taking most/all of their vacation in a block, then you are …

2019-01-16: Project Alias is a 3D-printed safety feature to add to your home “digital assistant”, inspired …

2019-01-16: Philosophy Job Interview

2019-01-16: Interesting technique to facilitate two people making an honest decision about an activity

2019-01-15: RPG talk: one Burning Wheel character suffered a Mortal Wound due to a bandit arrow. Faithful …

2019-01-15: TWSBI Go is great. Overtaken Lamy Safari as top-value fountain pen 🖋

2019-01-14: Indy Eleven offers to buy Broad Ripple High to build stadium.

2019-01-10: Travelers is the best show.

2019-01-10: Winner of “Best Headline” for the Angela Davis story that is ongoing

2019-01-10: Neil Gaiman Reads Ursula K. Le Guin’s Ode to Timelessness to His 100-Year-Old Cousin

2019-01-10: Added five seconds to my dead hang since Tuesday. 😲

2019-01-10: New Year’s Resolution

2019-01-10: The internet has gotten so mean

2019-01-08: Last chance to register for my talk re: Agile Security and DevSecOps

2019-01-07: Reminder: don’t eat at Patachou restaurants. First, we had the frivolous lawsuit against …

2019-01-06: Let’s have an Epiphany “For, look, darkness covers the earth and deep darkness covers the nations, but the Lord shines on …

2019-01-02: Come join me next week? Northside Meetup: Agile Security and DevSecOps w/ Todd Grotenhuis - Meetup

2019-01-01: 2018 Book Review Goodreads records the entirety of my 2018 reading, here, but I’d like to specifically offer to you …

2018-12-30: 2018 was full of challenges for me, and likely for you. Were we able to grow from them? Will we in …

2018-12-26: “Our American Christians are too busy saving the souls of white Christians from burning in hellfire …

2018-12-23: Sunday quote:

2018-12-18: 2018 Mentoring Update One of my greatest pleasures is mentoring and coaching. Helping people grow, learn, and achieve …

2018-12-17: 2018 Podcast Review I’ve added and culled a lot of podcasts over the last few years. Here are top ones on my list, …

2018-12-16: This is one of the reasons I prefer blogs (and micro.blog) over ad-based systems that are designed …

2018-12-07: The idea of an attentional commons (and the ensuing attention economy) is a really helpful paradigm.

2018-12-03: Mennonite pastor arrested resisting ICE arrest “During these times I’ve realized that the call of …

2018-12-03: Redemption must be institutional, not just individual.

2018-12-03: From this morning’s bullet journal reflection prompt:

2018-11-30: Do animals other than primates have consciousness?

2018-11-27: Schneier: How Surveillance Inhibits Freedom of Expression We don’t yet know which subversive ideas and illegal acts of today will become political …

2018-11-22: On regression in game design On regression in game design The impact of a mechanically bad rule is usually that refs have to …

2018-11-21: Re: the OSR scene This was my response to Martin Ralya’s concerns about the OSR scene: Aaron’s comments kind of hit it …

2018-11-19: From one of my first game designs. My brother and I made a custom, longer Monopoly board and new …

2018-11-18: Incredibly thankful for family and great friends who were with us today to honor my father.

2018-11-13: Cool new resource: An ethics checklist for data scientists. I’ve added it to my Security …

2018-09-26: IXI vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies ⚽️

2018-03-12: Awesome Gift List: Resistance Board Games

2018-03-06: Resistance in #Indy

2018-02-07: Seeing Igorrr live tonight. #bucketlist 🎶

2018-01-24: Goodbye, Urusla 📚

2018-01-10: Cory Doctorow says there’s more to the long-game in the attention wars

2018-01-10: This essay from LeGuin helps explain why her 📚 are so great: The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction

2018-01-07: Here’s my pick for the Books & Brews mug club

2018-01-04: Hello, world!