Author Archives: Sam

End of the World

To commemorate the end of the world today, I created an 8tracks playlist: See you guys in the next life, when we are all cats.

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Elgars Variations on The Matrix

This is a mash up I created last year combining the full 2nd movement (C.A.E.) of Elgar’s Enigma Variations and Rob D’s Clubbed to Death. I put some images to it and uploaded it to youtube earlier this year:

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Damned

Last year Todd and I went to see Chuck Palahniuk at the Bagdad. The event started off with a Q&A session with Chuck and Lidia Yuknavitch, an up and coming author. The questions they read each other were chosen from … Continue reading

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Android 4.2

I came across an article today at Android Police talking about manually installing Android 4.2: http://www.androidpolice.com/2012/11/13/android-4-2-build-jop40c-rolling-out-to-the-nexus-7-now-manual-download-link-available/ It listed 4 steps: Step 1: Download the Android 4.2 zip from Google Step 2: Boot the Nexus 7 into recovery mode Step 3: … Continue reading

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Abundance

I just finished the book “Abundance” by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler; The subtitle is: “The future is better than you think” and I came away really believing that. This book is a must read to counter the mindset … Continue reading

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Linked in Park

I had a sudden and overwhelming urge to open up Photoshop and answer a burning question. What would it look like if Linkin Park were a professional social network? Maybe something like what you see to the right. New hit … Continue reading

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Neal Stephenson

Last year Todd and I went to see Neal Stephenson at the Bagdad. He was reading from his latest and thickest book “ReadMe.” The book sounded intriguing, and I would have been happy if he kept reading for the entire … Continue reading

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Christmas Aftermath

I came across a couple Christmas related videos that really got my attention. One was a collection (and song) of “deprived” people tweeting about not getting the gifts they wanted for Christmas. It’s one of the clear effects of our … Continue reading

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Problems are a Catalyst For Growth

I was watching a great video that gives an excellent re-frame for thinking about problems. In the video, KB quotes William Meader, saying: “Chaos is a prelude to the evolution of consciousness.” This is the same message that was in … Continue reading

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A Fall Adventure

I don’t have enough adventures. That is what is going through my head as I decide to help out with moving Aaron and Carolina Warkentin to Fort Wayne, Indiana. ¬†They were living in Las Vegas, being way too warm in … Continue reading

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