Technology

Gadgets and Distractions – NY Times Article

Hooked on Gadgets, and Paying a Mental Price I was reading the New York Times on my iPad at breakfast this morning when I saw the above photo and died laughing. The article is really interesting and talks about our addiction to gadgets causing problems with our...

Beware of Multitaskers Who Work on Rewards

Great TED Talk by Dan Pink on how rewards do not make a great motivation tool. There's tons of research from decades worth of studies that have proved this, yet the system still continues as normal. There's a mismatch between what science knows and what business does....

Typewriter: Minimal Text Editor [Freeware]

Writing on a manual [typewriter] makes you slower in a good way, I think. You don't revise as much, you just think more, because you know you're going to have to retype the entire fucking thing. Which is a big stop on just slapping anything down and playing with it. -...

Make Your Own Digital Dog Tag [Travel Hack]

I have Crohn's Disease. I've been hospitalized twice in two different cities that are not where I'm living, so tracking down my medical records has always been an issue. I'm on the right medication now, and I haven't had any issues for over a year, but the lack of...

Outsourcing Part 2

A while back I had written about how I gave up on transcribing the documentary footage myself and turned to Elance to outsource the task. The terms were for $100 they would transcribe 15 hours of footage over 2 business days. Well let's just say you get what you pay...

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