I had a calendar problem. Nothing would stick. I used an agenda, a wall calendar, Google Calendar, and more. Eventually, they’d all end up being too busy, messy, and ignored. That is until mid-February 2013… when Sunrise was released for the iPhone.Continue reading…
One of the most unintuitive systems I have to deal with daily is the font section of any program. A list may have been fine for Microsoft Word back when there were about twenty fonts to choose from, but things have changed. New fonts are being created every day. Three hundred fonts, and all I have is this stinking list.
It’s no secret, there are a lot of bad drivers out there. I’ve been thinking about this subject lately, and came to a realization. The road is a lot like the internet. People can be aggressive, and take advantage of their anonymity to mess with those around them (See Trolls). I think they also feel as though they’re more capable of getting away with breaking the rules as long as the cops aren’t around (See File Sharing). On the internet, these issues are being dealt with by requiring that a name or phone number be attached to your account. Facebook and Google have been pushing for people to use their real identities for quite some time. Could this same solution apply to the road? Here’s my proposal.
Remember when a CD was required to listen to music? I still have a large stack sitting at my parent’s house, untouched for many years. These days I listen to music on Spotify, iTunes, or YouTube. Film is heading in the same direction. DVDs are still quite popular, but it won’t be long before the majority of what we watch is through services like Netflix or Hulu. And what about gaming? Steam is leading the charge in this medium. So what else will be going digital in the future?
I first noticed it as I wandered a mall – QR codes on every sign and storefront. All it took was a few bad scans for me to give up on them entirely. QR codes suck. It’s an unfortunate fact, caused by over a year of abuse. It’s not too late to fix this situation, however. First, let’s diagnose the problem.
For the longest time I tried different programs and apps for taking notes and keeping a schedule. Each app faded away, some faster than others. Technology was failing me! I finally came to a surprising conclusion. I prefer writing. Here’s why.