All manners of self-help and “life hacking” sites promote programs and techniques to expand one’s boundaries of self-awareness or otherwise improve one’s compatibility with the real world (as opposed to the fantasy world that most people have built in their head). I think they are all unnecessary; there are already plenty of common life events that would serve that purpose just as well. Here’s a list of examples.
Archive for May, 2012|Monthly archive page
Ever wondered how to put a network to good use with sound matters? Here’s how it’s done at my place. Read the rest of this entry »
Something happened in the world of Minecraft; an opportunity to illustrate my favorite pet peeve against “cloud storage”.
I can’t seem to remember this analogy ever been used: digital information as fire.
The question “top or bottom?” can be answered with “versatile,” to mean “either, depending on circumstances.” Another possible answer is “interleaved.” Here’s an argument that the proper answer should be “both” to maximize satisfaction. Read the rest of this entry »
What criteria should one use to pick a job?
Most people would answer a combination of skills, salary and commute time.
My personal experience taught me that it is whom you work with, not what you do, how much you get nor where, which matters most.
You probably wish you had seen the fine print on the package. Read the rest of this entry »