Category: ideas

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

I’ve been talking about self-driving cars for years, even posted about it on this site. I can’t wait for cars to drive themselves, for personal and selfish reasons, but there are several really good reasons for...

How Some Famous Creatives Worked.

How Some Famous Creatives Worked.

This is a fascinating infographic from Info We Trust regarding the daily habits of some famous creative individuals. I’ve included my own observations based on the data below the image. You can click on the...

Prayer Keeper Android App – First Release.

Prayer Keeper Android App – First Release.

The Short Of It As I share somewhat frequently, prayer is difficult for me. I think this has a lot to do with my Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), but that is really neither here nor...

Goodreads – A Great Resource for Managing Books.

Goodreads – A Great Resource for Managing Books.

I’ve been using Goodreads for a few years now and love it. It lets me keep track of the books I want to read, those I am reading (including the page I’m on), and...

Why The Red Cross and WellnessFX Should Develop A Partnership.

Why The Red Cross and WellnessFX Should Develop A Partnership.

A few years ago I started donating blood via the Red Cross, now I get regular phone calls asking me if I’ll donate blood – and I’m happy to do so. Yesterday I traveled...

Singularity: The New Religion.

Singularity: The New Religion.

Introduction The Singularity may be defined in different ways depending upon whom you are talking to. In this article, I’m particularly interested in discussing the utopian vision posited by Ray Kurzweil and supported by...

A Few Suggestions for Hulu.

A Few Suggestions for Hulu.

Hulu is a pretty nifty service that I use in combination with Netflix and other free services to eliminate television / cable from our home. We use the internet or DVDs for anything we...

The Information Overload Dilemma.

The Information Overload Dilemma.

<begin-idea-rant> I read like most people sleep. I read books – of which I have far too many and I read web articles – of which there are way too many. I follow 50...

Call Me Excited: Wireless Vent Registers.

Call Me Excited: Wireless Vent Registers.

Some folks don’t have central air – meaning that they have individual units which are used in individual rooms to heat/cool the area. This makes it hard to maintain uniform temperatures throughout the building...

Managing a Small Library: A Field Survey.

Managing a Small Library: A Field Survey.

Introduction This article is a work-in-progress. Essentially, I’m looking for ways to implement a small library inventory, check in/out, overdue reminder policy, and so on. My thought is to use an Android application to...