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on January 16, 2017

Just starting to braindump other peoples stories that I find interesting… will keep adding and finding the full versions and linking. Work Ethic Michael J. Fox would sleep in the back of a station wagon in between the set of family ties (I think) and Back to the Future. He only filmed the movie on nights and weekends, and that is why so much of takes place at night Steve Aoki Random Marc Benioff got the idea for having an “App Store” from Steve Jobs, trademarked it and got the domain, and later gave it to Apple for free.

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Computing Wish List

on January 16, 2017

Some things I would like to find: New keyboard designs (travel and ergonomic) Compute stick with 16+ GB of RAM Smallest x86 quad core portable computing device (w/32+ GB RAM)

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Reinventions

on January 16, 2017

“You can’t reinvent the wheel” -someone “Don’t reinvent the wheel” -someone else Lately I have been thinking about a new form of modular portable computer. I have a small 1080p-ish 7” screen I purchased/assembeled in Akihabara (in tokyo). And I have been thinking about how to best make use of it. Stick an intel compute stick (or raspberry pi as the demo unit did) to the back of it with a usb battery?

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You had one job

on January 16, 2017

Everyone is allowed to have a pet peeve. I might have more than one… but to get technical, it all stems down to the same thing. Incongruency. Recently while flying United, I had an experience that made me think: Its like the people working on the plane today had forgotten that one day they applied to work as a flight attendant, had an interview, got an offer letter, went to multiple weeks of training, and then eventually, woke up that day, put on their uniform, and boarded a plane as part of their job.

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You had one job

on January 16, 2017

Everyone is allowed to have a pet peeve. I might have more than one… but to get technical, it all stems down to the same thing. Incongruency. Recently while flying United, I had an experience that made me think: Its like the people working on the plane today had forgotten that one day they applied to work as a flight attendant, had an interview, got an offer letter, went to multiple weeks of training, and then eventually, woke up that day, put on their uniform, and boarded a plane as part of their job.

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Computing Wish List

on January 16, 2017

Some things I would like to find: New keyboard designs (travel and ergonomic) Compute stick with 16+ GB of RAM Smallest x86 quad core portable computing device (w/32+ GB RAM)

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Reinventions

on January 16, 2017

“You can’t reinvent the wheel” -someone “Don’t reinvent the wheel” -someone else Lately I have been thinking about a new form of modular portable computer. I have a small 1080p-ish 7” screen I purchased/assembeled in Akihabara (in tokyo). And I have been thinking about how to best make use of it. Stick an intel compute stick (or raspberry pi as the demo unit did) to the back of it with a usb battery?

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My Personal List of Software for Setting Up a New Computer

on January 16, 2017

Setting up a new machine main stuff brew (homebrew) git (xcode) neovim ack janus python-mode (plugin) coverage.py iterm privoxy dnscrypt Other stuff karabiner dash sourcetree alfred flux little snitch macdown paw sourcetree looking for improvements spectacle podcastmenu choosy (love this so much, but want an OSS version) environment specific docker slack Experimenting google free chromium more text editing TextMate Atom browser stuff ghostery instapaper lastpass

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