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TAP # 8 – Procrastinating Writer – Stray Thoughts on Craftsmanship

Partially just a way to say that it’s ok to be dorky and amateurish. And partially the introduction of another concept. I’ve done various versions of the idea that: ‘learning music and math is good for everyone — because it builds discipline.’ This one…

TAP # 7 – Time Management in a Post Industrial Economy +

I give a brief description of an idealized day for an indie sorta guy or gal. I also discuss the need for a stronger emphasis on craftsmanship in arts as a vehicle for economy and SANITY. Thanks for stopping by.   More articles and…

TAP # 6 – ‘Blogs are Bogus’ – Art, Technology, and Prejudice (Vlog)

It’s really easy to take content creators for granted. It’s really hard to stay sufficiently confident as a content creator. The two are sides of the same coin that we should understand in order to overcome.

TAP # 5 – Politics, History, and ‘Mountaineering’ (Vlog)

I share my worldview and belief that balance doesn’t have to be boring. The mountain of analysis is more exciting if you don’t lose your footing.

Smell The Bacon

Dedication For Miss Birdie my very own Eliza… Has everything been said? A lot of people presented with a blank page are familiar with this question. The answer is of course no. But, let’s for just a moment imagine that the answer is yes….

A Defense of Journalism

There is some salty language briefly. It is included because it is how some people talk. Skip it if you’re offended. There’s lots of content here. Don’t Be Defensive I’m always going to remember sitting in my techie friends small office bedroom, on the…

A Big To Do – Turning Ideas into Actions for The Indie Set

  Ever have a really great idea for a book, article, film, business or joke? Did you ever actually put it out there? Or was it more just casual conversation with friends, lot’s of dog-eared, half-finished manuscripts, and a vague sense of: ‘I’m gonna…

Meta Mining

I was reviewing my latest Audity Podcast. I paused at the part where I talked about the USGS study from 2010. I paused because I realized that study happened almost eight years ago. Just a couple of years shy of a decade. I thought…

Audity Podcast # 4 – Talking Water, Terrible Angles, and some Music

Different Flavors of a Wave

On top of my refrigerator there is a fire extinguisher in a cardboard box. The side I just happened to glance at said something in Spanish about incidio. There was a picture of some onions on a chopping board in a nice kitchen. I…

Crowded Souls

The feeling was headlong. It was like a vertical river rushing madly into some subterranean sea. That’s how I felt about the distance between her and I. It felt stupid. It was like I wanted to meld into the girl. The stupid stupid girl…

Water ROI – Psychology, Environment, and Technology (PET)

This article is part four of a series. ROI Today – Are we productive? Applying ‘ROI Thinking’ to Environmental Questions ROI – The Water We Spend There is a dangerous delusion in the developed world. It is the delusion that we’ve engineered ourselves out…