• The Productivity Project

    The Productivity Project

    Roughly two thirds of the way through this book after setting it aside for a few weeks. I enjoy that Chris Bailey wrote this book in both sections and chapters with focused topics. It works well as a linear read or choosing a chapter or section on a topic that interests in the moment. YouTube…

  • Propaganda & Artificial Intelligence

    What follows are my thoughts after reading an opinion piece in The Atlantic and how I approach the issue of fake content on the internet. Currently we experience AI generated advertisements, phishing scams, marketing emails. However, it can also generate convincing long-form content almost instantly with little effort from a human. …a tool called GPT-3…

  • Goodbye Blue Monday

    Goodbye Blue Monday

    Seventh Monday working from home completed; happily holding onto this book from the Los Angeles County Library until the Stay at Home Order is lifted.

  • After Breakfast Reading

    After Breakfast Reading

    A couple months back I finished Part One of The Synchronicity War by Deitmar Arthur Wehr and decided to download the full Ominous from Barnes & Noble to my Nook. The Synchronicity War is a sci-fi military adventure that follows Victor Shiloh a exploratory vessel commander that receives glimpses into his future. These visions guide…

  • Foliate a modern eReader for Linux

    Foliate a modern eReader for Linux

    Sometimes I just want an eBook reader that gets out of the way and Foliate might just be minimalist alternative to Calibre I’ve been waiting for. I may actually enjoy reading on my laptop again. Want to highlight text and take notes… No problem, Foliate can do that. Want to use your favorite system font?…

  • Reading for quality not quantity

    “What Happened When I (Tried to) Read 30 Books in 30 Days” popped up in the Firefox New Tab, Pocket recommendations but stopped a bit abruptly in the recommendations to read more. I have a few tricks I like to use to accomplish more productive reading. Ebooks Regardless of whether you prefer print or digital…