2014

DateTitleCategories
Dec. 31 Org Mode publishing workflow for Sketched Books collection emacs, org, publishing
Dec. 30 Start your titles with a verb to make them stronger; or reflections on titles, filler phrases, and my life as a gerund reflection, writing
Dec. 29 Sketched Book: The Inner Game of Work – W. Timothy Gallwey visual-book-notes
Dec. 28 Weekly review: Week ending December 26, 2014 review, weekly
Dec. 26 When you feel like you’re spending a lot of time on low-impact activities experiment, productivity, purpose, quantified, time
Dec. 25 Relaxed routines experiment, productivity
Dec. 24 Emacs kaizen: ace-jump-zap lets you use C-u to zap to any character emacs
Dec. 23 Making personal blogs useful for other people too blogging, writing
Dec. 22 Exploring sketchnote colour styles drawing, sketches, visual
Dec. 22 Weekly review: Week ending December 19, 2014 review, weekly
Dec. 19 Figuring out what to read by figuring out what you want to become or make or do learning, plans, reading, writing
Dec. 18 Emacs Hangout #3: Emacs can read your mind emacs
Dec. 17 Learning more effectively by exploring various unknowns learning
Dec. 16 Connecting to previous thoughts and covering more ground learning
Dec. 15 Sketched Book: The Stoic Art of Living: Inner Resilience and Outer Results – Tom Morris philosophy, visual-book-notes
Dec. 14 Weekly review: Week ending December 12, 2014 review, weekly
Dec. 13 Sketched Book: Just F*cking Ship – Amy Hoy, Alex Hillman entrepreneurship, productivity, visual-book-notes
Dec. 12 Building a better time machine blogging, writing
Dec. 11 Where am I in terms of design? design
Dec. 10 Emacs: M-y as helm-show-kill-ring emacs
Dec. 9 Sketchnote Army Interview: Sacha Chua drawing, visual
Dec. 8 Emacs configuration and use-package emacs
Dec. 7 Weekly review: Week ending December 5, 2014 review, weekly
Dec. 5 Emacs Chat: Karl Voit emacs, Emacs Chat, org, podcast
Dec. 4 Monthly review: November 2014 monthly, review
Dec. 3 Improving how I organize notes with Org Mode emacs, kaizen, org
Dec. 2 Learning slack experiment
Dec. 1 Recording from Emacs Hangout #2 emacs, podcast
Nov. 30 Weekly review: Week ending November 28, 2014 review, weekly
Nov. 28 Figuring out my own path to awesomeness purpose
Nov. 27 Keeping (financial) score with Ledger finance
Nov. 26 Figuring out how my temporary sleep schedule interacts with programming, writing, and drawing kaizen, productivity
Nov. 25 Using Org Mode to keep a process journal emacs, org
Nov. 24 Thinking about word counts and chunks blogging
Nov. 22 Weekly review: Week ending November 21, 2014 review, weekly
Nov. 21 Keeping a process journal learning, writing
Nov. 20 Beginner web dev tip: Use Inspect Element to learn more about HTML and CSS on a page geek
Nov. 19 First steps towards Javascript testing development, geek
Nov. 18 Emacs: Limiting Magit status to a directory emacs
Nov. 17 My current book workflow reading
Nov. 15 Weekly review: Week ending November 14, 2014 review, weekly
Nov. 14 What could I do if I showed up in a bigger way? experiment, plans
Nov. 13 The Google Chrome extensions I use geek
Nov. 12 Dealing with uncertainty one step at a time life
Nov. 11 Emacs: Evaluating Javascript and CSS in Chrome using Skewer Mode emacs, geek
Nov. 10 Planning little improvements kaizen, learning, plans
Nov. 9 Weekly review: Week ending November 7, 2014 review, weekly
Nov. 7 Rethinking delegation delegation
Nov. 6 Experimental Emacs Hangout 2014-11-05 emacs
Nov. 6 Cooking at Hacklab: Coconut barfi cooking
Nov. 4 Emacs, coaching, and unknowns: Figuring out what I want to learn emacs
Nov. 3 Monthly review: October 2014 monthly, review
Nov. 1 Weekly review: Week ending October 31, 2014 review, weekly
Oct. 31 Publishing WordPress thumbnail images using Emacs and Org2Blog blogging, emacs, org, wordpress
Oct. 30 Planning for winter – tweaking my layers canada, life
Oct. 30 Emacs hangout notes emacs
Oct. 29 Hacklab Cooking: Thai curry from scratch, and coconut tapioca pudding too cooking
Oct. 28 Cupcake challenge: accepted! cooking
Oct. 27 Upgrading from Rails 3 to Rails 4; thank goodness for Emacs and rspec development, emacs, rails
Oct. 27 Weekly review: Week ending October 24, 2014 review, weekly
Oct. 24 Coming to terms with online courses learning
Oct. 23 On “Hell, yeah! or No” and other approaches decision, passion
Oct. 22 Reflecting on motives purpose
Oct. 21 Sleep as Android android, geek
Oct. 20 Microsoft Excel: Converting a summary table / crosstab back into data rows geek
Oct. 20 Weekly review: Week ending October 17, 2014 review, weekly
Oct. 17 Sometimes – often – I don’t feel like making conversation connecting
Oct. 16 More lessons learned from the recent sprints work
Oct. 15 Tablet thoughts geek
Oct. 14 Reflecting on my growth as a programmer career, development
Oct. 13 Improving my response to oopses communication
Oct. 12 Weekly review: Week ending October 10, 2014 review, weekly
Oct. 10 Monthly review: September 2014 monthly, review
Oct. 9 Leveling up in cooking cooking
Oct. 8 Questionnaires from people blogging, writing
Oct. 7 Becoming a better reader reading
Oct. 6 Level up! Making IKEA-compatible shelves life
Oct. 5 Reducing my consulting business, experiment
Oct. 5 Weekly review: Week ending October 3, 2014 review, weekly
Oct. 3 Avoiding spoilage with bulk cooking cooking, kaizen
Oct. 2 Planning for possibilities planning
Oct. 1 Brock Health and setting up my own health plan business
Sep. 30 Thinking about rewards and recognition since I’m on my own business, career, experiment
Sep. 29 Thinking about how to make the most of the new Hacklab geek
Sep. 28 Weekly review: Week ending September 26, 2014 review, weekly
Sep. 26 Recovering from a sprint experiment
Sep. 26 My path for learning AngularJS development, geek
Sep. 25 Yay! I rocked -Uncategorized
Sep. 23 Categorical imperatives versus genetic algorithms philosophy
Sep. 22 Index cards drawing
Sep. 20 Weekly review: Week ending September 19, 2014 review, weekly
Sep. 19 Learning from the Alternative Uses Task learning
Sep. 18 Programming and creativity design, development
Sep. 17 Things to tweak or try this winter canada
Sep. 16 Dealing with feeling under the weather life
Sep. 15 Getting ready for my third fiscal year end business, finance
Sep. 14 Weekly review: Week ending September 12, 2014 review, weekly
Sep. 12 Becoming Filipino-Canadian canada
Sep. 11 Figuring out how to deal with sub-optimal times productivity, time
Sep. 10 Crunch mode experiment
Sep. 10 Monthly review: August 2014 monthly, review
Sep. 8 Gardening update: Reviewing my goals for this year -Uncategorized
Sep. 8 Weekly review: Week ending September 5, 2014 review, weekly
Sep. 5 Doing more consulting business, experiment
Sep. 4 Planning ahead for experiments experiment
Sep. 3 Emacs Chat: Mickey Petersen Emacs Chat, podcast
Sep. 2 Learning with the end in mind learning
Sep. 1 What to do during open days life
Aug. 30 Weekly review: Week ending August 29, 2014 review, weekly
Aug. 29 The ingredients of your life life
Aug. 28 Routines kaizen
Aug. 27 Appreciation and imagining loss philosophy
Aug. 26 Tweaking the way I write kaizen, writing
Aug. 25 Woohoo, closure! life
Aug. 24 Weekly review: Week ending August 22, 2014 review, weekly
Aug. 22 Anticipating experiment outcomes experiment
Aug. 21 Getting the hang of exercising life
Aug. 20 Nudging the balance toward work business, experiment
Aug. 19 “Call no man happy until he is dead” – I think it’s okay to be happy philosophy
Aug. 18 Drawing update cat, learning
Aug. 17 Weekly review: Week ending August 15, 2014 review, weekly
Aug. 15 Becoming comfortable with simplicity and even discomfort philosophy
Aug. 14 Back to drawing digitally, thanks to Wacom drivers geek
Aug. 13 Shopping for clothes family
Aug. 12 Turning 31 review, yearly
Aug. 11 Monthly review: July 2014 monthly, review
Aug. 9 Weekly review: Week ending August 8, 2014 review, weekly
Aug. 8 Learning philosophy at the right time philosophy
Aug. 8 Thinking about leisure activities: noble, advantageous, pleasant experiment, philosophy
Aug. 6 Writing incomplete thoughts writing
Aug. 5 That moment when time comes together philosophy
Aug. 4 Sharing cooking adventures connecting, cooking
Aug. 3 Weekly review: Week ending August 1, 2014 review, weekly
Aug. 1 Living like you’re old philosophy
Jul. 31 Stoic impressions: Weebles wobble but they don’t fall down philosophy
Jul. 30 Teaching myself to prefer what’s good for me kaizen
Jul. 29 What’s in your handbook? reflection
Jul. 28 On Aristotle and talking to people about troubles connecting
Jul. 28 Weekly review: Week ending July 25, 2014 review, weekly
Jul. 25 Learning from frugal lives of years past experiment, finance
Jul. 25 Emacs Chat: Harry R. Schwartz Emacs Chat, podcast
Jul. 24 Don’t worry about your tools in the beginning: Avoiding premature optimization decision, productivity
Jul. 23 Becoming the sort of person I want to be analysis, issues, life
Jul. 22 Learning from things I like: Books about applying advice to your life writing
Jul. 21 Planning my next little business business, entrepreneurship, experiment
Jul. 21 Weekly review: Week ending July 18, 2014 review, weekly
Jul. 18 Hacklab open houses and connecting through cooking connecting
Jul. 17 Quiet days experiment, reflection
Jul. 16 Designing Help and Support: Skype design
Jul. 15 Monthly review: June 2014 monthly, review
Jul. 14 What are people looking for when they talk about their challenges? communication, connecting
Jul. 14 Weekly review: Week ending July 11, 2014 review, weekly
Jul. 11 House culture connecting
Jul. 10 Learning to design Help and Support communities: Apple deep dive design
Jul. 9 Made my first laser cut thing! geek
Jul. 8 Learning from things I like: Smashing Magazine’s responsiveness design
Jul. 7 Learning life skills from philosophers reflection
Jul. 7 Weekly review: Week ending July 4, 2014 review, weekly
Jul. 4 Developing opinions decision, learning, reflection
Jul. 3 Reflecting on relationships for a good life friends, reflection
Jul. 2 Learning to design Help and Support communities: Adobe deep dive design
Jul. 2 It’s okay to clear the garden and start again gardening
Jun. 30 Reflections on Aristotle, ends, and leisure life, reflection
Jun. 30 Weekly review: Week ending June 27, 2014 review, weekly
Jun. 29 A long, long weekend life
Jun. 26 Read Lisp, Tweak Emacs (Beginner 4/4): “How can I add more features? How do I deal with errors?” emacs
Jun. 25 This is the year I’m going to build an exercise habit life
Jun. 24 I notice I have cyclic interests learning
Jun. 24 The garden is becoming part of my daily life gardening
Jun. 23 Weekly review: Week ending June 20, 2014 review, weekly
Jun. 20 Dealing with the doldrums life
Jun. 20 Read Lisp Tweak Emacs (Beginner 3/4): How can I make things more convenient? emacs
Jun. 18 Baby steps towards investing finance
Jun. 17 Summarizing the last meeting dates in Org Contacts emacs, org
Jun. 16 Realistic expectations, ruthless elimination, and rapid exploration productivity
Jun. 15 In the garden gardening
Jun. 14 Weekly review: Week ending June 13, 2014 review, weekly
Jun. 13 Read Lisp Tweak Emacs [Beginner 2/4]: How to understand what Emacs Lisp code does emacs
Jun. 12 Quantified Awesome: Added sparklines and percentages quantified
Jun. 11 Slowly getting the hang of Clojure geek
Jun. 10 Dealing with uncertainty life
Jun. 9 SSL issues after moving to Ubuntu Precise geek
Jun. 9 Weekly review: Week ending June 6, 2014 review, weekly
Jun. 6 What could Emacs coaching look like? emacs
Jun. 5 Read Lisp, Tweak Emacs [Beginner 1/4]: How to try Emacs Lisp emacs
Jun. 4 Monthly review: May 2014 monthly, review
Jun. 4 Emacs: beginner, intermediate, advanced emacs
Jun. 2 What am I learning about and what can I write about more? life
Jun. 2 Weekly review: Week ending May 30, 2014 weekly
May 31 Emacs Chat: Oh no, my chat with Bodil Stokke didn’t get recorded! emacs
May 31 Emacs Chat: Christopher Wellons emacs, Emacs Chat, podcast
May 30 Hmm, maybe I’m not slacking off after all experiment, quantified
May 29 Playing around with Clojure, Cider, and 4Clojure emacs, org
May 28 Reflecting on risk aversion experiment
May 27 More gardening notes gardening
May 26 Weekly review: Week ending May 23, 2014 weekly
May 23 Writing for myself -Uncategorized
May 22 How to draw a visual summary of a book drawing
May 21 Cobbling together a semi-auto-responder using Emacs, Gnus, and org-contacts emacs, org
May 20 Mental hacks for slower speech communication, kaizen, speaking
May 20 Emacs Chat: Bozhidar Batsov emacs, Emacs Chat, podcast
May 19 Three productivity tools productivity
May 19 Weekly review: Week ending May 16, 2014 weekly
May 17 Planning an e-mail-based course for Emacs Lisp emacs, teaching
May 15 Things to do when you aren’t sure what to do with your life planning
May 14 Visual book notes: Mastery (Robert Greene) visual-book-notes
May 13 Small talk tweaks connecting, kaizen
May 12 How to update the Org 7 that comes with Emacs to Org 8 (more configuration! better exports!) emacs, org
May 11 Weekly review: Week ending May 9, 2014 weekly
May 11 Emacs Chat: Phil Hagelberg emacs, Emacs Chat, podcast
May 9 Update on time tracking with Quantified Awesome and with Emacs quantified
May 8 Monthly review: April 2014 monthly, review
May 7 Making my Emacs-related blog posts available for offline reading emacs
May 6 Thinking about what I want to do with my time decision, experiment, planning, time
May 5 2048 in Emacs, and colours too emacs
May 3 Weekly review: Week ending May 2, 2014 weekly
May 3 Emacs Chat: Xah Lee (ErgoEmacs) Emacs Chat, podcast
May 2 Getting R and ggplot2 to work in Emacs Org Mode Babel blocks; also, tracking the number of TODOs emacs, org, quantified
May 1 On why frugal me is cool with paying other people to do things delegation, finance
Apr. 30 Thinking about my TODO keywords emacs, org, productivity
Apr. 29 Quantified Self: Analyzing 32 months of clothing data quantified
Apr. 28 Reflecting on 10 episodes of Emacs Chats emacs
Apr. 26 Weekly review: Week ending April 25, 2014 weekly
Apr. 25 How Org Mode helps me deal with an ever-growing backlog emacs, org, productivity
Apr. 24 Planning ahead for the stories experiment
Apr. 23 Reinvesting time and money into Emacs emacs, experiment
Apr. 22 How I use Google Chrome custom search engines for quick access geek, productivity, tips
Apr. 21 Emacs Chat: Jānis Mancēvičs emacs, Emacs Chat, podcast
Apr. 21 Emacs ABCs: A is for Apropos emacs
Apr. 20 Weekly review: Week ending April 18, 2014 weekly
Apr. 18 Started gardening – April 2014 gardening
Apr. 17 Rethinking my time categories: the blurring of business and discretionary activities business, experiment, quantified, time
Apr. 16 Reflecting on goal factoring and akrasia productivity, reflection
Apr. 15 Lion cut cat
Apr. 14 Emacs beginner resources -Uncategorized, emacs
Apr. 13 Weekly review: Week ending April 11, 2014 weekly
Apr. 12 Monthly review: March 2014 monthly, review
Apr. 11 Working fast and slow experiment
Apr. 11 Emacs Chat: Tom Marble emacs, Emacs Chat, podcast
Apr. 10 Digging into my limiting factors when it comes to interviewing people for podcasts kaizen, podcasting
Apr. 9 Raspberry Pi LitterBox Cam and quantified cats cat, geek, quantified
Apr. 8 Notes from Visual Thinkers Toronto: Sketchnoting with others drawing, meetup, sketchnotes
Apr. 7 Emacs Chat: Iannis Zannos – Emacs and SuperCollider emacs, Emacs Chat, podcast
Apr. 7 Emacs Basics: Customizing Emacs emacs, emacs-basics, podcast
Apr. 6 Weekly review: Week ending April 4, 2014 weekly
Apr. 4 Experiment update: Mid-term pre-mortem check experiment
Apr. 3 More Emacs drawings: Dired, moving around emacs
Apr. 2 Figuring out a fair price for outsourcing work delegation
Apr. 1 Frugal Fire 003: Dealing with Pushback Frugal FIRE, podcast
Mar. 31 Emacs Basics: Call commands by name with M-x (with tips for better completion using ido or helm) emacs, emacs-basics, podcast
Mar. 31 Weekly review: Week ending March 28, 2014 weekly
Mar. 28 Visual book review: Conscious Millionaire: Grow your business by making a difference (JV Crum III) entrepreneurship, visual-book-notes
Mar. 27 Emacs tweaks: Export Org checkboxes using UTF-8 symbols emacs, org, tips
Mar. 26 Thinking about how virtual assistants can help me with learning and writing blogging, delegation
Mar. 25 Sketchnotes 2013 in print, yay! publishing, writing
Mar. 24 Emacs Basics: Using the mouse emacs, emacs-basics, podcast
Mar. 23 Weekly review: Week ending March 21, 2014 weekly
Mar. 21 Living your dream life, reflection
Mar. 20 Emacs, Evernote (through enscript.exe), and Org links emacs, org
Mar. 19 Contemplating co-op: How can I get to the point of being able to offer a good high school co-op placement? delegation
Mar. 18 Goal factoring, reflecting on what I can do with my time, and enjoying a buffet of goals planning, time
Mar. 17 Static friction and socializing connecting
Mar. 17 Replay: Meloney Hall interviewed me about sketchnoting drawing, podcast, sketchnotes
Mar. 15 Weekly review: Week ending March 14, 2014 weekly
Mar. 14 Frugal Fire 002: Justin McCurry (RootOfGood) Frugal FIRE, podcast
Mar. 14 Going fishing for three years experiment
Mar. 13 Frugal Fire 001: Introductions Frugal FIRE, podcast
Mar. 13 Drafting a baby-steps guide to managing your tasks with Org Mode for Emacs emacs, org
Mar. 12 How much does it cost to start with virtual assistance? delegation
Mar. 11 Describing my personal knowledge management routines with Harold Jarche’s Seek-Sense-Share framework learning, podcast, process, sharing
Mar. 10 Good enough, good, awesome: Thinking about what I want to get to learning, plans
Mar. 9 Monthly review: February 2014 monthly, review
Mar. 9 Weekly review: Week ending March 7, 2014 weekly
Mar. 7 How I animate sketches with Autodesk Sketchbook Pro and Camtasia Studio drawing, process
Mar. 6 New free/pay what you want resource: Sketchnotes 2013; also, Emacs Dired rocks drawing, emacs
Mar. 5 Delegation update delegation
Mar. 4 More notes on managing a large blog archive: 17 things I do to handle 10+ years of blog posts blogging, wordpress
Mar. 3 Reflecting on what I want to contribute to and how interested people might (semi-)work with me experiment
Mar. 1 Weekly review: Week ending February 28, 2014 weekly
Feb. 28 What you’re really there to learn in computer science geek, teaching
Feb. 28 HHO010: Education with Laurie Flood Helpers Help Out
Feb. 27 Reflections on infopreneurship entrepreneurship, experiment, writing
Feb. 27 Delegation: “How can I trust people?” delegation
Feb. 26 WordPress: Make a sequence of posts easier to navigate with Organize Series wordpress
Feb. 25 Audio comparison: Blue Yeti vs headset, webcam microphone, video analysis, geek
Feb. 24 Thinking about the design of my blog wordpress
Feb. 24 Weekly review: Week ending February 21, 2014 weekly
Feb. 22 HHO009: Charging 101 with Rachida Dukes Helpers Help Out
Feb. 21 Don’t be afraid of mistakes when delegating delegation, management
Feb. 20 Free/pay-what-you-want resources for sketchnoting with Autodesk Sketchbook Pro drawing
Feb. 19 Reflection: Two years into my 5-year experiment experiment, yearly
Feb. 18 What the LEGO Movie and programming are helping me learn about delegation delegation
Feb. 17 Test-driven learning learning
Feb. 16 Monthly review: January 2014 monthly, review
Feb. 15 Weekly review: Week ending February 14, 2014 weekly
Feb. 14 From networking with people to networking around ideas: How I stopped worrying about keeping in touch connecting
Feb. 13 A No Excuses Guide to Blogging (PDF, EPUB, MOBI – free!); also, notes on publishing book, writing
Feb. 12 Focus and fluency: learning when you’re a fox learning, tips
Feb. 11 Reflections on learning to be an entrepreneur delegation, entrepreneurship, experiment
Feb. 10 More tips for self-directed learning: deliberate practice learning, tips
Feb. 8 Weekly review: Week ending February 7, 2014 weekly
Feb. 8 HHO008: The Art of Copywriting (for Google Helpouts) Helpers Help Out
Feb. 7 Reflecting on wild success life, review
Feb. 6 Thinking about the systems I can put into place to scale up sharing delegation
Feb. 5 How to develop your ideas into blog posts blogging, sharing, writing
Feb. 4 A no-excuses guide to blogging blogging, sharing, writing
Feb. 3 Stepping up to publishing sharing, writing
Feb. 1 Weekly review: Week ending January 31, 2014 weekly
Jan. 31 Learning from people connecting, learning, mentoring
Jan. 30 Getting better at learning on my own learning
Jan. 29 Ramping up delegation delegation
Jan. 28 A conversation about writing, and reflections on taskmasters experiment, writing
Jan. 27 Other-work and self-work experiment, sharing
Jan. 27 Weekly review: Week ending January 24, 2014 weekly
Jan. 25 HHO007: Setting up for success Helpers Help Out
Jan. 24 Simplifying with Stoicism: examining negative feelings reflection
Jan. 23 Thinking about my reading reading
Jan. 22 Improving and delegating more of my podcasting process delegation, podcasting
Jan. 21 How to read blogs efficiently with a feed reader learning, reading, tips
Jan. 20 Becoming my own client; also, delegation delegation, experiment, plans, quantified
Jan. 20 Weekly review: Week ending January 17, 2014 weekly
Jan. 18 HHO006: Success Stories – Jeff Bond (and friends!) Helpers Help Out
Jan. 17 Canadian winter tips canada, clothing, life
Jan. 16 Drawing in action drawing
Jan. 15 Share while you learn sharing
Jan. 14 Adapt to your learning style learning, tips
Jan. 13 Some tips for learning Org Mode for Emacs org
Jan. 12 Weekly review: Week ending January 10, 2014 weekly
Jan. 11 HHO005: Make Your Listing Better Helpers Help Out
Jan. 10 Caring for things without caring about things life
Jan. 9 Exploring colours drawing
Jan. 8 Dealing with feeling scattered as a writer writing
Jan. 7 Planning my learning; It’s okay to learn in a spiral learning, plans
Jan. 6 Planning a time-tracking workshop for Quantified Self Toronto quantified
Jan. 5 Monthly review: December 2013 monthly, review
Jan. 5 Weekly review: Week ending January 3, 2014 weekly
Jan. 3 Thinking about routines after an extended trip life
Jan. 3 Building a habit of drawing with colours drawing
Jan. 2 Year in review: 2013 yearly