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Computer Literacy

on July 4, 2017

This topic will call for a full write up on the concept of modern day literacy. But in the mean time, here is a clip from an interview that Steve Jobs gave to Ted Koppel on Nightline (on ABC) back in 1981! The selected clip addresses Steve’s thought on an issue that desperately could have used his stubborness. – CLIP – In essence, Steve’s argument is that the best protection from surveillance is computer literacy.

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Computing Wish List

on July 4, 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) Update!: I have been playing with some great machines, including some surprising entries from HP that pack 65W (or 35W) Intel Quad Core 7th Generation Chips into a very small form factor weighing 2.3 pounds without the power brick.

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Communication, it's not a science, except when it is.

on May 13, 2017

Communication, it’s not a science, except when it is. Communication, its not a science, accept when it is. Communication is something we constantly take for granted in all of its forms. The other day, I was watching something that I can’t remmeber. I believe it was Bill Nye’s new Science Guy type show. This show has been something I have been excited about enough to read a seatback interview! Remember, this page can change at anytime, so for now, I am just going to remind myself to try and find a quote from this article, because he said that he wanted to inspire a new generation and re-inspire the original target generation of his first show.

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Random Unsorted Stories I Find Interesting

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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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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Computer Literacy

on July 4, 2017

This topic will call for a full write up on the concept of modern day literacy. But in the mean time, here is a clip from an interview that Steve Jobs gave to Ted Koppel on Nightline (on ABC) back in 1981! The selected clip addresses Steve’s thought on an issue that desperately could have used his stubborness. – CLIP – In essence, Steve’s argument is that the best protection from surveillance is computer literacy.

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Communication, it's not a science, except when it is.

on May 13, 2017

Communication, it’s not a science, except when it is. Communication, its not a science, accept when it is. Communication is something we constantly take for granted in all of its forms. The other day, I was watching something that I can’t remmeber. I believe it was Bill Nye’s new Science Guy type show. This show has been something I have been excited about enough to read a seatback interview! Remember, this page can change at anytime, so for now, I am just going to remind myself to try and find a quote from this article, because he said that he wanted to inspire a new generation and re-inspire the original target generation of his first show.

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