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Episode 055: 8BitDad vs Science
5 years ago

Episode 055: 8BitDad vs Science

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In this week’s episode we go deep with Life of Dad‘s Ryan E. Hamilton and talk games, science, technology, coding, fractals, robots and the universe. Seriously.

Here are some links from Ryan E. Hamilton that we mentioned:

The sequences, loops, and logic of Life (Dad 2.0 Summit)
Daddy Dev (Life of Dad)
The Life of Dad After Show Podcast (Life of Dad)

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An Open Letter to My Son About Microsoft Excel
6 years ago

An Open Letter to My Son About Microsoft Excel

Letter To My Son About Excel

Dear Son,

I know you’re only four, and I know that you can’t read. I know that I haven’t let you on my computer much, and I’m sorry. Because what I’m about to tell you is of utmost importance: it’s high time you learned Microsoft Excel.

A lot of people think that Excel is simply a tool for boring suits to map out data. Well, son, that’s partially true. But Excel is exciting and Excel can be pretty rock and roll if you trust Excel.

I’ve got a book on pivot tables that we can start reading together before bed. It’s not exactly Shel Silversteen, but I do consider it no coincidence that both the cover of The Giving Tree and the Microsoft Excel icon are both resplendently green.

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