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2018-11-13 - The Simple Joy of "No Phones"

“Every time someone in a group of people deploys a screen, the whole group is affected. Each disengaged person in a crowd is like a little black hole, a dead zone for social energy, radiating a noticeable field of apathy towards the rest of the room and what’s happening there.”...

2018-02-02 - 15 Million U.S Households Are Food Insecure

According to the Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, 12.3 percent of U.S. households, or 15.6 million households, were food insecure in 2016. Food insecure means that members of the household have a difficult time getting enough to eat at some point during the year because they lack resources. Usually, children...

2017-08-01 - Higher Education Leads To More Progressive Action

Evidence and research suggests that when more people are educated that there is a direct correlation to more liberal policies. I recently read an article by Ryan Huber, on the subject that republicans are skeptical of higher education. While they did suggest some very good points, I wanted to divulge...

2017-05-03 - How to fix frozen, bricked, or bootlooped Kindle devices.

My device kept bootlooping and would not allow me to read anything so I spent the last several days digging through forums, reddits, comment threads, and dozens of articles on repairing my frozen bootlooped Kindle Paperwhite. After trying dozens of different “tips” I found a method that will force a...

2017-02-19 - Look up and Resist

We all want to help one another, human beings are like that. We all want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. We don’t want to hate and despise one another. In this world there is room for everyone and the earth is rich and can...

2017-02-02 - Existence requires pain

Our entire existence has been fueled on the idea of surviving by any means possible. We have lived in pain for the entirety of our existence as a species. Without pain we could not have survived, as we wouldn’t have learned how to adapt or improve our way of life...

2017-01-28 - I am tired of analytics

For the last ten years of my life I have subjected myself to a numbers game that everyone is taking part in. This is one of the reasons why I left behind a million followers. I love to write, but I have noticed a depressing result of publishing on existing...

2017-01-01 - Why I am Leaving Behind Nearly One Million Followers

I wrote this when I was announcing why I was leaving behind most of my digital properties and no longer focusing on growing my social media accounts with a brief history describing my journey. Warning: This is not as well written as my other material as I wrote this very...

2016-12-06 - What is Transhumanism?

Transhumanism (abbreviated as H+ or h+) is an international and intellectual movement that aims to transform the human condition by developing and creating widely available sophisticated technologies to greatly enhance human intellectual, physical, and psychological capacities. They promote an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and evaluating the opportunities for enhancing the...

2016-12-01 - GoodPlatform.org is setting sail

Today I am announcing with a heavy heart the ending of the GoodPlatform.org ecosystem and platform. We are currently reviewing other options for the platform, and are in hopes to return to the project within the next three years in a similar way. Some of our quick user statitstics We...

2015-05-16 - View everything as optional

Every week I throw up a quote or a saying that comes to mind on this whiteboard that sits on my desk. This week it happens to be “View everything as optional”. I have no clue where I came up with it (if I did) or if I saw it...

2015-05-01 - 9 Truths Computer Programmers Know That Most People Don't

Computer programmers know far more about computers and code than the average person does, and honestly some of it’s scary. Fact #1 “Under the hood, most critical software you use every day (like Mac OS X, or Facebook) contains a terrifying number of hacks and shortcuts that happen to barely fit...

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