Time to close the browser.
Originally posted on chrismcmullen:
Imagination On. Check.
Motivation On. Check.
Quiet On. Check.
Distractions Off. Check.
Comfort Zone On. Check.
Eyes Ready. Check.
Mind Open. Check.
It’s a go.
Take a deep breath.
Creativity blasting off in 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0.
Let those creative juices flow.
Copyright © 2014 Chris McMullen
Because Facebook wants you to be dysfunctional.
Originally posted on The Bloggess:I was just on Facebook , and this popped up in my feed as something suggested for me personally :
And first of all, it’s disconcerting when you get targeted advertising for half a dead squirrel, and it’s not even the good half. Why send me this ad? It’s as if Facebook said, “Hey, we saw…
"…And then I open a tab to Facebook…which does not allow piggies, where content floats by like cottonwood puffs on the wind and I watch it flit this way and that and say, “Oh, that’s pretty!” and then it’s gone, and I’m not supposed to remember, I’m not supposed to save these puffs, because there are more puffs, new puffs and old puffs that whirled around, and I must now see those…."
Regular keyboards give me a pain — a pain in the wrist, specifically.
I tried a number of keyboards.
The Kinesis Advantage is one of the most radical ergonomic keyboards out there. With scooped-out keyboard forms, it’s designed to conform to typical finger paths, not conventional keyboard grids. However, there’s a very steep learning curve. I didn’t care for it, though, because of the rather long…
It’s one thing to know formal English, but this is not all that’s required for the subtleties of communication. Consider these monosyllabic grunts—and their variants—that begin with H:
- Ha! (That’s funny!)
- Ha! (I don’t believe you.)
- Ha! (Go away, critter!)
- Aha! (I see!)
- Ha–ha! (That’s very funny!)
- Ha–ha! (That is not funny.)
- He… (Who?)
- He (Helium)
- HECKa–BBBBBB! (I’m making a hip TV reference you…
I confess! I have many fears: fear of death; fear of illness; fear of embarrassing myself; fear of letting people down; fear of heights; fear of spiders; fear of being stupid; fear of intimacy; fear of ending up alone; fear of the dark; fear of food poisoning; fear of ridicule; fear of failing….
They’re all irrational, and many are contradictory. That’s the nature of fear. It fucks with you. It…
I am a student of this school. No, don’t ask for an ID card. No cards are necessary in this school. We enroll ourselves, and if we flunk, that’s on us.
How do you flunk? You fail to learn the lesson. What about the exam, you ask? That doesn’t matter. Almost everyone fails…