Making Receipts Digital

Was thinking earlier, as I was sifting through the accumulated receipts in my wallet, that there has to be a better way to do this. We’ve managed to make lots of things digital already… so this can’t be too difficult....

Winning Isn’t Normal

Remember one thing… winning isn’t normal. That doesn’t mean there is anything wrong with winning. It just isn’t the norm. It is highly unusual… so it requires unusual action. In order to win, you must do extraordinary things. Great article...

One man’s thoughts on 12 years at Microsoft

Quotes from the article: “Cynics don’t get anything done. Stop talking to people whose first response is always skeptical. They will crush you.” “A person is either passionate or they’re not. People who expect their manager to make their jobs...

15 Inspirational YouTube Videos

1. The Worlds Strongest Dad 2. Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture 3. Michael Jordan – Failure 4. Nick Vujicic – Getting Back Up 5. Eric Thomas – The Truth 6. Jason McElwain – Autisic Basketball Player 7. Cameron Herold – Let’s...

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture

I’m surprised I hadn’t seen this before – it should be essential viewing for everyone. Randy Pausch was a lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh who specialised in the subject of virtual reality. Having been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and...

Either Hell Yeah! or No

This is a quote from a little article that I thoroughly enjoyed reading: “If I’m not saying HELL YEAH! about something, then say no. Meaning: When deciding whether to commit to something, if I feel anything less than, Wow! That...

Stay up late while you can

A great little article about how staying up late can be really beneficial. I love this guy for writing this… I’ve always felt guilty for my late night sessions. However there’s nothing like the clarity you get when it’s dark…...

/ October 17, 2010

Programming is just a tool, don’t forget it!

Saw an article on Hacker News about a book that had just been finished called “Learn Python The Hard Way”. Skimming through it I found a touching piece of advice from the author… “You’ve finished this book and have decided...

/ September 30, 2010