One thing I didn’t write about in the introduction to this series was why the theme of stability is so important. This year I’m planning on doing a deep dive into writing music and playing piano. I’m going to give myself the time to do something I used to love doing and that ended upContinue reading “My State of 2019 – Conclusion”
There is a ton I could write about privacy and security on the Internet. We have all heard the stories of data breaches, hacks, etc. Let’s talk about some of the areas that I think are important. Tools There are definitely some very simple steps that most people can do to help immensely with theirContinue reading “My State of 2019 – Privacy/Security”
Trying out various run/walk trackers. Settling back on WalkMeter because its still the best for me. Then giving up on WalkMeter and sticking with the built-in stuff because it covers all of what I really need
How I settled on Things 3. How I currently do my “system”. How I store documents.
Lightroom vs Photos, why I switched back to Lightroom
The personal browser wars. How I ended up back on Firefox (like what the project stands for, the technology, etc)
Talk about how I’m a developer and how I pay too much attention to benchmarks.
Day to day there is no meaningful difference in speed between the major browsers. If I were going to go soley based on speed it would be Safari.
State of writing tools in flux. Need to take more time than I have been journaling. Need to write more but devote time to it. Not just ad-hoc like I have been (unsuccessfully) doing.
Real conflicts in my psyche about social media, its effect on society, and its effect on my mental well-being
The desire to be heard, be popular. A real concern for me.
Lots of people like to bitch on the Internet about how the software business is moving to the subscription model. If you listen to them it’s the end for all of these companies because people just aren’t going to pay. In the meantime Adobe and their Creative Cloud subscription go and post a record fourthContinue reading “Adobe posts record 4th quarter. Proves subscription naysayers wrong”
Post once a day for a week for each of the 7 categories.
Theme for 2019 has been: experimentation. Theme for 2020 should be: stability
Want to settle in on a set of tools for the year and really give it a go with using those.
I love to tweak systems and fool around with new stuff. Need to start getting very cost conscious not only about the monetary cost but the time cost (which can obviously lead to another monetary cost).