I’ve got that software bug again. I’m not talking about a software defect that drives us all crazy. No, I’m talking about the strong desire to write software. I wrote recently about how I had decided to stop working on software and focus on writing. I did that and have enjoyed it, but almost every day I’ve still been thinking about software. About finishing the app I started last year. About new apps I could write. About new ways to solve problems I’ve come across. And on and on and on. What does it mean?
Social media can be a great way to, well, be social. It allows you to connect, to stay in touch, and create a larger community. It can work well, especially when connecting with people you already know, such as family and friends that live far away. This is a wonderful innovation.
Don’t worry, this is not a post about nature or nurture as it relates to raising children, though I do have some thoughts on that…
I read an interesting article this morning on vox.com entitled How the Enlightenment sold us a twisted view of human nature. It’s really a plug for a new book by David Wooton, but it was still a very interesting article that got me thinking.Continue reading
I recently spent almost three weeks in Hawaii. This was my first opportunity to take my new cellular Apple Watch Series 3 on a trip and see how it performed. I have to say, I’m pretty impressed. I upgraded from the original Apple Watch and wondered if I would notice any meaningful difference. Well, I did!Continue reading
As hurricane Irma heads toward Florida, my wife and I are worried. We both have family living there and they’ve all decided to stay during the hurricane. We’re concerned about how they will fare during and after the storm. We feel so helpless because we’re on the west coast of the US and aren’t there to help them. However, it’s been amazing how technology has been able to help us feel just a little less helpless.Continue reading