Month: July 2017

  • They used to make elevators here. Now it is where they make NYC’s subway cars.

  • A Week with AirPods

    I’ve had Apple’s AirPods for a week. Here are my impressions so far: Getting them The back order is a real bummer. I bought these the same day I bought the 10.5” iPad Pro, but I had to wait a month and a half to get them. Two days after getting them, Amanda tried them […]

    A Week with AirPods
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  • An Exercise for Professional Clarity

    Isaac, Praxis’s founder and CEO, had me do an exercise today that helped me clarify what the education part of our product is and how we expect customers to use it. Think about what you do at your job, why you do it, and how you do it. Or even better, what your company’s product […]

  • Listening Notes: You Are Not So Smart podcast ep 92: Bullshit

    Episode link: https://soundcloud.com/youarenotsosmart/092-bullshit-rebroadcast Takeaways:  Methods of thinking are more important than raw intelligence. The people who were burning witches probably didn’t have a lower IQ than the people who went to the moon. They thought about the world in a different way.  Bullshit and lying aren’t the same. Bullshit may contain lies, but the purpose […]

  • Garden garlic! 👨‍🌾

  • Three Weeks with the 10.5” iPad Pro

    I bought the 10.5” iPad Pro the day it was announced and received it the following Monday. My old Gen 3 iPad didn’t support multitasking, Touch ID, iOS 10, or True Tone. Basically nothing that makes an iPad awesome for work. It was getting pretty slow and desperately needed an upgrade. I’m super happy with […]

  • Finding Wilderness Within Civilization

    I read this article from The Guardian about an ophthalmologist who is spending his retirement living out of a backpack and hiking all around the US. Most of it is only mildly interesting, but I loved this part: The next night, we slept in a copse of gnarled oaks beside a graveyard, a shady grove […]

  • I was having trouble connecting to my Karma Go device on my iPad. Wasn’t auto connecting to the website to authenticate. So I tried the old http://192.168.1.1 trick (happened to be the device’s IP) and it worked!

  • 3 Ways to Use Your HBO Subscription 

    If you are like me, you just rebooted your HBO subscription in order to watch the new Game of Thrones season. Here are three great shows you can watch Monday through Saturday: The Wire – A classic. If you haven’t watched it, you must. Drugs, politics, and life in Baltimore.  Westworld – Amanda and I […]