Cal Newport's latest book, Digital Minimalism, is on my to-read list. I came across this blog post of his recently about a Sam Harris podcast with Stephen Fry. In response to Sam comparing the practice of meditation to the human development of the skill to read, Cal writes; "Meditation, by contrast, is more palliative than [...]
I saw this gigantic moon the other night. I didn't know it was a thing, but The Atlantic says apparently it is and posted a bunch of photos of it. The moon appeared about 10 percent larger than average as it approached its closest point in orbit, about 220,680 miles (356,760 kilometers) from Earth. I [...]
Interesting article from The Atlantic, "When Kids Realize Their Whole Life Is Already Online", about parents who share their kids' lives and images online - now referred to as 'sharenting'. Back when I still had social media accounts, I didn't share much about my kids - or photos of them - more out of fear [...]
https://vimeo.com/317860394 When I was a young man in my 20's living in a house full of miscreants (whom I love(ed) dearly), we would play 'hockey golf' in the yard around the house. This reminded me of that, but this is better. This dude is better. We should all be more this dude.
When I was in art class in 7th grade I used to hang out with this 'heavy metal kid' - not because I was into heavy metal per se, but because I was good at hand-drawn band logos. We bonded over our versions of Iron Maiden's unique workmark. One day I mentioned I played drums [...]