Monthly Archives: January 2014

Working Around Building Codes

I’m thinking a lot about building codes lately, with fixing up my current, huge suburban house to sell and looking forward to building a yurt and a small house from plans on the new property. Many times attempts to do … Continue reading

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Aging Sucks, but Better Than Alternative

My Dad is in ICU after a successful surgery. He had some fluid in his lungs due to the anesthesia, and it’s taking a while to clear. He’s definitely improving, but still needs to be reminded where he is and … Continue reading

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Surgeries Present and Future

I helped my Dad go for surgery today. The procedure itself was successful, but, as with many body tinkerings with older people, there were several minor complications and he ended up in the ICU overnight. I think he’ll be ok, … Continue reading

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The Symbolic Moving of Apps

Since I don’t need my Stocks App on my phone anymore (more on that in a moment), I decided to move it off my home screen. In deciding which App I would replace it with, I realized that the Weather … Continue reading

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Plantain Crackers are Easy and Fabulous

I’ve now tried actually making these, and they’re fantastic. For people doing Paleo or similar diets who have nut allergies like I do, they’re perfect. They don’t taste at all like bananas, and I’m guessing they’re probably relatively low carb, … Continue reading

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God Fucking Dammit.

“They finally jailbroke 6.1.3! I can start living like a normal human being again!” “Fuck! The jailbreak only works on Mavericks, and I still have 10.7.5! I can’t install the jailbreak until I get Mavericks!” “Oh, good! Mavericks is free!” … Continue reading

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A Manifesto for Venture Communism

In preparation for this awesome trialogue on the C-Realm about the future of how we’ll all work together in a post corporate-capital world, I’ve started reading The Telekommunist Manifesto. At page 7, it promises to be a good time.

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A Return to Unity

Way back in the late 90s while I was working for Metrowerks, I made a file to enable a feature that hadn’t been quite included correctly. I called it the Unity Module. I don’t know how many customers it helped, … Continue reading

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Zappos Eliminates Managers

This is exactly the kind of radical re-thinking-and-structuring we’re going to see in most of our institutions in the next 5-15 years. I know there’s a lot of reasons to be worried, and a lot of work to be done. … Continue reading

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A Permaculture Game

I found this while searching for Permaculture Games. It’s pretty simple, but teaches some basics.

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