Does Jaron Lanier follow blogs? Where does he get his news? How does he learn about Meltdown/Spectre? Word of mouth was the original form of communication. Before there were books, people could only tell stories to share information. The collective hive mind of civilization would do their best to spread knowledge equally from one […]
Remember this video? In it you start with a person lying on the ground looking up at the sky. The camera zooms out exponentially into space showing the immense scale of the galaxies. Then, we quickly zoom back in to molecular scale Notice the similarity of the Cosmic Web at 1 billion light years and […]
I watched a few QCon videos on the InfoQ YouTube channel. The presentations are from conferences over the last year or so, but the videos were all uploaded within the last month. A blueprint for organizational success- case study Netflix I’m pretty sure this is a re-upload, but it caught my eye again. (Here’s another […]
4:45 and its dark outside… Podcasts The Finnish (UBI) Experiment – 99 Percent Invisible The Psychology of Self-Righteousness – Jonathan Haidt – On Being An interesting psychological take on political leanings Readings Bitcoin uses a lot of energy. Why not a solar powered rig? The World’s Happiest Places – National Geographic Tech Xbox One X iPhone X […]
Deep work and lots of travel with many podcasts and a little reading the past two weeks. Listen Richard Branson Manipulation Exponent Ramblings Ta-Nehisi Coates Watch Star Wars – The Last Jedi Trailer Spiderman Homecoming Blade Runner 2049 Read Rounding out the classic fiction review: It Can’t Happen Here
A couple readings and listenings this week Anil Dash’s Reflections of 9/11 John Gruber’s Daring Fireball Stratechery & Exponent on the iPhone TED Radio Hour The Power of Design And a new video Gothic Basin by Air
Eclipse 2K17! NYTimes Live Stream & Recap National Geographic Photos Smarter Every Day International Space Station Transit Casey Neistat Eclipse from Five Angles Excited Guy from 2016 Eclipse Tech & Programming Scaling Instagram Infrastructure -InfoQ YouTube Smart Pointers Part 1 and 2 – Fluent CPP Books & Reading Disney’s Choice Stratechery Vertical companies like Apple achieve profits […]
Thoughts on Renew Psychology Here’s a test. I decided not to renew nautilus for $29 a year. I already have another 1 year on my subscription, and while I currently would like to have the magazine for another year I am balancing a few things to decide if in one year I want it for […]
Sunday in California (Just before Iceland Adventure Day 1, but posted a while after…)
Take the road less travelled to Öxarárfoss.
Alki Beach at sunset I did not realize I was recording while setting up the drone. When I got back, I noticed the random 30 seconds of filming the ground. Instead of deleting it, I made a preview for the rest of the movie! And the main feature. Enjoy!