The main lesson learned after 24 hours on Facebook is that the people most likely to ask What Would Jesus Do are the least likely to follow his lead. I was raised in a Southern Baptist church and respected the adults who taught us right from wrong. They taught us about the wrath of the …
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“Prejudice, Racism, and Assumptions”
I have a friend, more of a brother, who posted his thoughts about the current #blacklivesmatter state of things. It’s damn near perfect.
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Finding Your Power Apps
Michael Schechter recently asked Are Power Apps Like Omnifocus and Scrivener For You?. Watching tutorial videos for “power apps” has helped him decide when it is worth investing his time, attention, and money to learning a new application. He proposes that: If you aren’t willing to take the time [to watch a video], you probably …
Surreal Sword Dancing
This video is so strange and so intriguing in so many ways. There is so much to see here.
False advertising. Also, awesome!
I’m not going to argue that this music video by Kinna Grannis isn’t awesome, because that would be stupid. It is an incredible labor-intensive piece of work. Catchy tune, too. However, I will argue that Michael Zang writing for PetaPixel should watch the videos he posts before writing about them. To wit, I enter the …
OK, I know RSS isn’t going away, but John Gruber (@gruber) threw me down the rabbit hole tonight when he linked to NetNewsWire creator Brent Simmons piece about Google Reader. The whole shebang got started with this article: Official Google Reader Blog: Upcoming changes to Reader: a new look, new Google+ features, and some clean-up. …
MacSparky – Blog – MPU 60 – The Case for Evernote
MacSparky – Blog – MPU 60 – The Case for Evernote: I hear that people who who subscribe to the Mac Power Users lead more productive and fulfilling lives. David Sparks, that’s MacSparky, is right. 5by5 listeners are suave and good-looking, too. I haven’t listened to the Evernote episode yet, but I’m looking forward to it. …
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A Grand Unifying Theory of Everything
James Shelley shares the three things that must occur to move forward in A Grand Unifying Theory of Everything. It’s only 31 words. Go read them.
I’m late to the game on this (thanks to my day job) and you’ve probably already seen this. The Nest Thermostat looks stunning. Not too shabby at $249 as far as high-end thermostats go. We already have one of those fancy pants programmable thermostats, but it’s nothing like this one. Nothing! Check this sucker out. …