The new webmail provider by the makers of Basecamp, Hey.com, has been in the news lately due to a dust-up with Apple and their App store policies. It's been fun to watch. But did you know the new webmail provider by the makers of Basecamp, Hey.com, is also a webmail provider? I've been trying it… Continue reading Webmail worth paying for?
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There are a lot of reasons not to vote for Donald Trump -- but I don't want to talk about anything that is specific to just him. I want to talk about why we shouldn't vote for anyone who does this one thing that Trump does a lot. We shouldn't vote for anyone who talks… Continue reading We’re not enemies. We just disagree.
One of my favorite stories about my dad is also one where he had very few lines, as it were. I was working on my first car. It was a 1970 GMC 3/4 ton pickup. It looked ... well, almost exactly like this: The Dung Beetle in most of her glory This is a picture… Continue reading Father’s Day 2020
In the last post we talked about what flow is. If you haven't read that one, you probably want to read it before you go into this one. This is, after all, part II. I'd like to think back on your career. What jobs could you have continued doing indefinitely? What jobs could you not… Continue reading Flow Part II: Work and Flow
Flow is a term coined by Mihaly Csikscentmihalyi to describe a state of enjoyment we experience when we are completely engaged in an activity. He wrote a book (also called "flow") describing the research around the idea as well as indicating how you can achieve flow in your life. It's half explainer, half how-to. I… Continue reading Flow part 1: The secret to happiness?
I grew up in a small town in more rural Oregon, and I'm a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Both factors that lead me to be largely conservative growing up. I believed what many conservatives believe. That if you worked hard you got ahead in life. That if you… Continue reading Why I am liberal
The Gap analysis is both the simplest and most complex procedure you're likely to perform. It's simple because the process itself is so straightforward. What is your current state? Where would you like to be in the future? Is there a gap between those two things? How are you going to bridge that gap? Tada!… Continue reading TND Episode 4: GAP Analysis
The protective face mask has become the most controversial pandemic accessory since ... the original protective face mask. Yeah, that one. In this highly polarized time I suppose I should clarify what I mean when I say "controversial." Here is roughly what I mean. Polarization has nothing to do with the arctic. Or sunglasses. 10-15%… Continue reading Why I wear a mask
Sometimes I look at a situation and try to figure out a solution. For example, roads. They're a mess. Back in ... 2006 or so, I wrote a blogpost where I talked about the number of people who die every year in car crashes and talked about how those deaths are avoidable and we shouldn't… Continue reading Why not trains, though?