Once upon a time I read an article about storytelling and thought it was very interesting. I tell stories to my kids all day, maybe I should communicate with everyone that way. It’s worth a shot.
Here is the article if you want to check it for yourself.
You can now run Linux right within a window instead of having to switch back and forth between the two operating systems. Link to article.
François Beaufort, a Google employee, said this is possible through the downloadable Crouton extension for Chrome.
Looks like I am trading in my Droid Turbo for a Note4. Just saw an article that links to the Google Now Launcher. I am hoping that this work well on the Note4 so I can be rid of TouchWiz.
If you understood any of that, great. Otherwise I should have prefixed this with a “note to self…”
WebOS like FreeBSD and turbographx will always have a special place in my heart.
This webshow looks great. I am excited to sit down and watch it with the kids to see what my crew thinks. I may just be creating a monster!
The original inspiration for Surya Namaskar – Ekhart Yoga http://www.ekhartyoga.com/blog/the-original-inspiration-for-surya-namaskar
“Even though you try to put people under control, it is impossible. You cannot do it. The best way to control people is to encourage them to be mischievous. Then they will be in control in a wider sense. To give your sheep or cow a large spacious meadow is the way to control him. So it is with people: first let them do what they want, and watch them. This is the best policy. To ignore them is not good. That is the worst policy. The second worst is trying to control them. The best one is to watch them, just to watch them, without trying to control them.”
? Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice #zen
Speed reading is the art of silencing subvocalization. Most readers have an average reading speed of 200 wpm, which is about as fast as they can read a passage out loud. This is no coincidence. It is their inner voice that paces through the text that keeps them from achieving higher reading speeds. They can only read as fast as they can speak because that’s the way they were taught to read, through reading systems like Hooked on Phonics.
However, it is entirely possible to read at a much greater speed, with much better reading comprehension, through silencing this inner voice. The solution is simple – absorb reading material faster than that inner voice can keep up.
In the real world, this is achieved through methods like reading passages using a finger to point your way. You read through a page of text by following your finger line by line at a speed faster than you can normally read. This works because the eye is very good at tracking movement. Even if at this point full reading comprehension is lost, it’s exactly this method of training that will allow you to read faster.
This is a very cool atmospheric short film that pulls you into a paradox.
A Sci-Fi Short Film HD: “Mouse X” – by Justin Tagg – YouTube