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World Backup Day 2020

It’s that time of year again: where I remind everyone to back up their shit and one or two of you listen to my beautiful, unsolicited advice. Millions of photos (mostly terrible selfies)… Those old MP3s you ripped (or STOLE) twenty years ago… tax returns… files you don’t even want to know about but have […]

This Week in Browsing #012

Hyperbolic discounting “Hyperbolic discounting is the human tendency to choose “smaller-sooner” rewards over “larger-later” rewards because of a lack of patience to wait for the larger reward.” “When you procrastinate, you opt for the instant gratification of enjoying yourself rather than the future reward of accomplishing the things you set out to do.” “Hyperbolic discounting: […]

Standing Desks

I once helped create ergonomics documentation and training for an organization I worked for. We covered how to sit properly, foot placement, monitor height, and proper wrist angles to prevent repetitive movement injuries and conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome. We didn’t talk about standing desks. I am not sure if that was because they weren’t […]

This Week in Browsing #011

I hope we see more representation of all kinds of humans in all forms of media and content – web, Hollywood, training videos and scenarios. It’s long overdue. “I will love myself despite the ease with which I lean towards the opposite.” The Science of Well Being: A Free Online Course From Yale “Letting go […]