Fear Is The Mind Killer

Fear of failure, fear of what others may think, fear of being unable to do something. It affects all of us in different areas of life. It can lead to stagnation, not achieving anything from over-preparation, and leads to so much unnecessary stress and lost potential. You're not alone. It happens to me more than … Continue reading Fear Is The Mind Killer


While digging through the slag pile of Techdirt's comments about how the RIAA spent $90 million lobbying the US government over the past decade, I uncovered this gem of a quotation, left by an anonymous commenter: There has grown in the minds of certain groups in this country the idea that just because a man … Continue reading Life-Line

Are We Easily Distracted Or Just Lazy?

Easily Distracted?

Leo Laporte, while talking about iPads and productivity on TWiT 270, said something which really resonated with me and which I have been saying for a very long time: I increasingly feel like technology is more about distraction than actually productivity, or creation or innovation. It's all just a bunch of shiny crap. As I've said to Steven on … Continue reading Are We Easily Distracted Or Just Lazy?