Monthly Archives November 2010

Had enough of your eco lifestyle?

世論What Japan Thinks has translated into English a recent online survey that asked people “Are you tired of your eco-lifestyle?” Note that eco here refers to both ecology and economising. Is this the start of a backlash? Before you answer that, take a look at this instructional video on how to get the answer you […]

Everyone’s jumping on the bandwagon

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Buck Howdy – a musical interlude to help you make it to your flight

I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to try DocumentSnap’s free email course on going paperless first before buying his products. Sign up for it on his homepage. Disclosure of Material Connection: […]

Two musical trios – two different value systems

I used to listen to Brian Eno’s music. I haven’t heard any for at least 20 years. Today, I happened to learn that a new album of his is in the charts. A google search for Small Craft on a Milk Sea brought me to this video of the making of one of his songs, […]

Thank God (and capitalism) for the Internet

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Have had an iPod nano for about a year but only recently started playing with the built-in video camera. When I plugged in my iPod to my PC, I couldn’t see the videos I’d taken with the camera. After fiddling about for 15 minutes or so with iTunes’ useless […]

How the Ben Bernank will save the America and the world

Latest update:   3,269,368 views as of 2010.12.5.11:32 (JST) ROFLMAO. The Xtranormal computerized voices only make it funnier – they seem to have a comic sense of timing. If you are eating or drinking, cover your keyboard and screen with clear plastic. You might also want to put on an apron. Then you’ll want to bang […]

RIP – Henryk Gorecki 1933-2010

A stunning piece of music, and a powerful video. I am posting this as is from Counting Cats in Zanzibar blog. Henryk Górecki – 1933-2010. “Around this time, Górecki came to believe the Polish Communist authorities were interfering too much in the activities of academy, and described them as “little dogs always yapping”. As a […]

The Tea Party won: happy days are here again

Image via Wikipedia Let me get this straight . . . . We’re going to be “gifted” with a health care plan we are forced to purchase and fined if we don’t, Which purportedly covers at least ten million more people, without adding a single new doctor, but provides for 16,000 new IRS agents, written […]

How to eat sushi

For those who don’t know. I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to try DocumentSnap’s free email course on going paperless first before buying his products. Sign up for it on his […]

Making the most of your time at work, or “your clock is ticking”

Image via Wikipedia Are you concerned about your future? Are you worried about the possibility of being fired? Or of your company going belly-up? What should you spend your time doing? Up-dating your resume? Checking your rolodex? Maybe joining LinkedIn? Facebook? These are certainly some questions I’ve been asking myself lately. What skills will I […]