Must read blog: Sacha Chua. Lots of info on going solo, being productive, sketch noting. Related, if you’re trying to manage life and focus and progress, take a look at QuantifiedSelf.com Don’t tell people they can borrow your tow truck The Generals is a look at the evolution of the US Army as far as relieving […]Read more "Miscellaneous Reading for July 2013"
I like reading and while I read more on an e-reader than I used to, I still prefer the printed kind and with that comes some old fashioned thoughts about how books are treated. I’m on the flight to Seattle as I write this and I glanced across the aisle to see a man circling […]Read more "Marking Up Books"
I saw this on the Boing Boing feed yesterday, Little Free Library is a project to try to build 2500 mini libraries (to give you an image, think book house rather than bird house). I’m taken with the simplicity of the project – just building something. Use their plan or use their own. Put one […]Read more "Build a Little Free Library"
Here are some things I’ve run across in the past few weeks you may find interesting: FailCon. Billed as a one-day conference for technology entrepreneurs, investors, developers and designers to study their own and others” failures and prepare for success. Talking about and sharing failure is powerful, I think worth the $79 entrance fee. Quickly […]Read more "Varied and Interesting Links"
In December I went through my current magazine list and made some changes, mostly based on what I had been picking up in airports to read. As you can tell I love magazines, a great way to get a lot of ideas in convenient packaging, and one of the times when I don’t mind the […]Read more "Magazines I Read This Year"
I took a vacation recently (well, a really long weekend) and as I like to do, visited a few book stores during that time. One was Haslams in St Petersburg, in business more than 60 years and 30,000 square feet of books. I browed for a while and picked up one old book on wood, […]Read more "Used Book Stores and Vacation Reading"
It’s pretty common to download software as an ISO file (a disk image) and it seems like a waste to burn it to CD/DVD just to install it once. Instead, it makes a lot more sense to treat it as a virtual drive – if you have the right tool! I use Virtual CloneDrive. It’s […]Read more "Review: Virtual CloneDrive"