Category: technology

Setting Up A Development Workstation

Setting Up A Development Workstation

What Is This? I wrote this primarily for myself – sometimes I don’t remember everything I do when setting up a workstation for development purposes…it may be of interest to others. You’ll note that...

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Floating in a Sensory Deprivation Chamber: Personal Recollection.

Strange After watching The Perfect Storm I became a commercial fishing deckhand in Alaska for a summer. After watching some episodes of Fringe (see also Amazon) and Altered States (see also Amazon) I decided I wanted to experience a sensory deprivation chamber. What...

Fluidstance’s The Level: Crucial or Overrated?

Fluidstance’s The Level: Crucial or Overrated?

Prelude I believe it was August when Fluidstance first reached out to me about reviewing their product, The Level. Of course I was amenable and eagerly awaited its arrival. It wasn’t until October that...

Soylent 2.0: A Better Meal Replacement?

Soylent 2.0: A Better Meal Replacement?

A Little Background I enjoy eating sometimes but oftentimes it is more of a chore. Unfortunately, eating is a necessity if I want to be healthy, energetic, productive. I’ve written about Soylent, a meal replacement...

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

[Update: 10/28/16 – Some international users of SugarSync have reported issues using the link I included in this post. Thanks to Bill & JN for an updated link that appears to work internationally as well:...

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...

Geeking Out: I Love Cloud9!

Geeking Out: I Love Cloud9!

Introduction I LOVE Cloud9. For the unGeeky Me: Cloud9 is a development environment. You: Great, that was singularly unhelpful. Me: A development environment is the way one configures one’s computer to run the various applications used...

Google Now Voice Commands

Google Now Voice Commands

Jason Cross over at greenbot has written a great list of known Google Now voice commands. The commands I use or intend to use on a regular basis (and think may be most helpful...

Height-Adjustable Desks (aka Site/Stand Desks) – 2014 Update.

Height-Adjustable Desks (aka Site/Stand Desks) – 2014 Update.

Introduction In November 2012 – two years ago – I wrote an article on height adjustable desks. It consisted of my research on the subject – what options were available, useful articles on the...