Tag: Trends

TFJ Vlogs – Addressing Trendy Minimalism

There’s a sort of sterile spirit around these days. It disguises itself in the frock of ‘minimalism.’ But its really closer to provincial laziness. I track the problem a bit and conclude: Don’t throw the burgers out with the beer. The triggering: http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2013/10/01/the-low-information-diet/ –…

Why I Don’ t Facebook

O dear, it’s happened again, someone asked me if I Facebook… There is a now ancient video of Michael Crichton sitting in with a panel of sci-fi writers discussing the state of that industry. During that discussion he brings up how the increasing presence…

TFJ Vlogs – The Case for Integrative Analysis

  In this snippet I discuss how good questions are better than quick answers. How one must slow down to really explore a ‘problem domain.’ It is unfortunate how our ‘results’ (sic) obsessed culture has largely abandoned this ethos…which explains the quality of a…

TAP # 11 – Glib, Glam, and Guano (Vlog)

In this installment of TAP (The Audity Podcast), I discuss pitfalls in reasoning that come from the way that information is popularly presented. Presented in gloriously anachronistic black and white because I am a shameless hep-cat hypocrite! Example One: http://psychologyofeating.com/mind-over-food/ Example Two: http://reason.com/archives/2002/09/25/i-dont-care-where-my-food-come Further…

Is Twenty-Seven the Perfect Time to Start a Band?

  The popular conception is a hard thing to qualify. It is difficult to define a common view because there are so many common views. Yet it can be done. At least insofar as setting the stage for social, psychological, historical, and philosophical analysis….

The DOD’s Position on your Beerbelly

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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…