This post covers a project that’s been on my mind for awhile: dealing with my photo clutter, and is inspired by the Note to Self podcast you can get here. The general approach recommended by Note to Self is two-prong: Use Dropbox for backup Use Google Photos for organization and viewing The first issue I… Continue reading Reduce Stress: Photo Declutter Project
Sleep: Get enough good-quality sleep. Lotsa apps out there purported to track sleep quality. The one I’m trying now is Sleep Cycle by Northcube. Food: probably only second to sleep in terms of importance. Try to avoid refined carbohydrates (white bread) and sugar (candy, soda, but also orange juice and that “healthy” smoothie with 60… Continue reading How to Be Healthy, with All-Day Sustained Energy
I think I must be, because I love this post from Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams: http://blog.dilbert.com/post/111291429791/the-best-lifestyle-might-be-the-cheapest-too My only beef is he wants us all to be vegetarians :-O
Clearly the education system is going through a major shift in the near future. When I was in grade school in the 80’s, there were three places you could get information: the local library, your public or private school system, and books – including your family’s version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, which was expensive and… Continue reading The Future of Education
In Experimental Society 1, resources are distributed to every person in such a way that everyone can live comfortably, with adequate shelter, enough food, entertainment, etc. so that no one is left wanting. People choose projects they want to work on, and there are no boundaries to what they do. Resources for projects are allocated… Continue reading Experimental Society 1
Great post on the subject, if you’re having trouble with battery drain on your iPhone, or if you just want to understand the topic better than 99% of the population: http://www.scottyloveless.com/blog/2014/the-ultimate-guide-to-solving-ios-battery-drain
You may be or have been in a position like this: you’re earning a good living, much more than most of the world (~50% of which live in poverty), but still you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck, never seeming able to get ahead, save money, or pay off debt. How can that be? One possible culprit: the hedonic… Continue reading Watch Out: The Hedonic Treadmill
Being from the San Francisco bay area, a wantrepreneur, and given the fact that I am constantly drinking water through the day, the Soma (https://www.drinksoma.com/) water filter definitely caught my eye when it was on kickstarter last year (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/zachallia/soma-beautifully-innovative-all-natural-water-filt). I recently received my very own Soma, and present the unboxing here.
from ceilingfan.org/ceiling-fan-direction. But what are the arrows really showing? They’re just different color and mirrored right?