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Scott McNulty
Philadelphia, PA
A techie with an English degree.
Interests: macs, reading, writing, technology, scifi
Recent Activity
This morning I woke up early to go for a 20 minute run (on the treadmill). Afterwards I tweeted that I didn't even know who I was anymore along with a post workout picture. Some folks on Twitter suggested that... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Blankbaby
Above is the Public Safety Answering Center II, a call center in NYC for emergency responders. This thing is a fortress, having been built to be able to operate for up to 3 days without any outside help. Also, it... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at Blankbaby
My mom loved music. She kept the radio tuned to the oldies station my entire childhood, which has lead to me having a taste for Doo-wop and 50's music. She especially liked the Beatles, which makes sense given when she... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at Blankbaby
Heads up readers – all-new, top of the line Kindle almost ready. 8th generation. Details next week.— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 4, 2016 Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at Blankbaby
Donald Trump is a fool and a liar. Trump’s Week of Errors, Exaggerations and Flat-out Falsehoods lists a bunch of lies he told over a week. This is my favorite: ‘Really they’ve shut Christianity down.’ (March 7 in Madison, Miss.)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at Blankbaby
Did you know that March is colorectal cancer awareness month? I didn't until NPR told me this morning. My mom had colorectal cancer, and it was no fun (read more about her story). I set up a memorial fund for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2016 at Blankbaby
My mom died today. As it so often is with parents, it was both surprising and expected. She was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer 9 months ago, and we all knew what the end result would be. We just didn't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2016 at Blankbaby
In my youth I was big into comics. Around that time Image was formed, and Rob Liefeld was the name in comics. I wasn't a huge fan of his stuff, but I did read it. I also just read this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at Blankbaby
I don't Storify things often (or ever, really), but I think you'll agree this was a good reason to start: [View the story "Star Trek Twinsies" on Storify] Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Blankbaby
I've given up on using Apple's large scale web services long ago (this includes, but is not limited to, iCards, iCloud, and Apple Music). I get most of what I need in these areas from Amazon. Looks like Apple managed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Blankbaby
Slobadon Meowsovich Chairman meow Scott Catula Furry Hamlin Michael Kiiiten Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at Blankbaby
I'm a fan of Tommy Bahama's shirts, and I'm happy to see they are going to improve their website. However, they aren't going to move over anyone's accounts? I have to recreate my account and lost all my order history?... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Blankbaby
I've wanted to go to Per Se ever since I worked next to building which it is in, but it looks like it isn't what it used to be: Wine glasses sat empty through entire courses. Once, the table was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2016 at Blankbaby
2015 was a pretty rough year here at Blankbaby Manor which impacted my reading. I try to read at least 52 books a year, and I did't quite make it but I got close! In 2015 I read 51 books... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2016 at Blankbaby
Now, I'm no politics junkie, but I am a tech junkie. Here's a story about Philly's City elections chief planning to cash in on a pension plan. People are upset because he never shows up at his office, or bothers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at Blankbaby
Pretty cool. But where are the Star Trek versions? Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at Blankbaby
Here's my household's Comcast data usage over the last 3 months as compared to this month. I wonder what we were doing in October! Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at Blankbaby
Recently I've had two experiences that make me question my boyish good looks: My mom was in a physical rehab place for a few weeks in October, and so I would visit her fairly often. They served dinner there at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at Blankbaby
Tim Cook defends Apple iPhone Smart Battery Case, says it's not a 'hump': "You know, I probably wouldn’t call it ‘the hump’,’ said Cook – immediately making it forever known as a the hump. He said it’s so obvious because... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2015 at Blankbaby
An admiral was reprimanded for getting drunk at a conference, going back to his room and then hours later getting locked out of his room and wandering around the hotel. Naked. Here's what he has to say about it: “Lesson... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at Blankbaby
Posted Dec 6, 2015 at Blankbaby
That's how many episodes of Random Trek, my Star Trek podcast, I've done. Crazy, huh? Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at Blankbaby
Given the forecast of millions of Papal pilgrims Marisa and I decided to head the heck out of town last weekend. The week before the Pope's visit it looked like we made the right call given the signs we were... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at Blankbaby
5 months ago I posted that I was trying to get back to being able to run 3 miles in 30 minutes on the treadmill. Then, a funny thing happened. I had to run outside for a screen shot for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Blankbaby