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8 Bullet Thursday: June 14th

What I am reading:

  • Excited to play with this! Microsoft recently announced a developer preview release supporting JavaScript to create custom functions directly in Excel. Read the article.
  • The open source community is doing a poor job monitoring its software for security flaws, say experts. Read the article.
  • And once again we have a new *healthiest* way to eat… #sarcasm. Read the article.
  • Have been saying the same to folks for a while – glad someone did some digging. Yes someone is listening to your phone.
  • The Salton Sea is getting worse. Wow. Read the article.
  • It’s all about “what” they consume ➡️ How much screen time is too much for kids? It’s complicated. Read the article.
  • That’s a huge market that’s right around the corner ➡️ In five years, VR could be as big in the US as Netflix. Read the article.

What I’m Watching:

Have been bingeing on the latest season of Forged in Fire. The creativity of these men banging away at metal absolutely astounds me. (I also have a little voice in my head that has a strong desire to learn how to do metalwork.)

If you are not familiar with the show: the premise is 4 guys, limited time in an unfamiliar foundry, not the ideal of metals and a challenge from the judges to make a certain type of blade.

Here’s a taste:

Purchase I’m Enjoying:

None whatsoever this week

What I’m Listening to:

90’s classics bringing back college memories.

What’s “in” in social:

Have you seen instagrams new video stickers? Read up on them here.

Quote of the week:

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson

8 Bullet Thursday – June 7th

Build your vision

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8 Bullet Thursday – May 31st

What I am reading: I HATE eggs, BUT these are AMAZING. Check out these eggs. Great read. How to Slow Down Time. Great advice littered through this post. Go gobble it up ➡️ “Pocket Book of Productivity Hacks — II” Read the … [Continue reading]

8 Bullet Thursday – May 24th

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8 Bullet Thursday – May 17th

Shameless TV Series Showtime

What I'm Reading: Tesla Autopilot engineers considered the need for eye-tracking and steering wheel sensors to ensure driver attentiveness but executives refused due to concerns about efficacy and budget, according to sources for The Wall Street … [Continue reading]

8 Bullet Thursday

Image credit. What I’m reading: Agree 1000% ➡️ Disneyflix Is Coming. And Netflix Should Be Scared. Read the article Interesting read: Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work. Read the article. Startup? … [Continue reading]

8 Bullet Thursday

As far as pod systems go: this is one of the best ones out there in my opinion. (and I have tried many of them: the Juul, Suorin most recently.) Outside of the function: I have totally fallen in love the with texture and pattern of the Digital … [Continue reading]