#life #lifehack

Choose What's Killing You

Choose What Is Killing You Find What You Love and Let it Kill You So the better question isn’t when you’re going to die. It’s what are you choosing as your vehicle to get there? If everything you do each day brings you closer to death in its own unique and subtle way, then what are you choosing to let kill you? There’s only so many minutes in each hour, and hours in each day, and every day there’s a finite amount of things that you can let weigh you down. ...

Author SM  |  1  min read
#instagram #social networking #kids


Raising The Snapchat And Instagram Generation The dynamic of social currency on Instagram, and how it translates into real-world social standing in junior high and high school, is unavoidable for kids. They either ignore the service entirely (to their social peril), or play the game and chase the likes. I thought I had it tough when I was a teenager in the ’90s. I’ve always wondered why my son adds, then delete’s photos on Instagram. ...

Author SM  |  1  min read
#ipad #iphone

The iPad Nano

Sometimes the simplest solution is right in front of you It’s been a while since I have written about using the iPad Pro as my primary machine so I thought it would be as good time as any to give an update on where my head is at. To be honest, the cracks in this whole plan have been forming for a while now. While I’m certianly not the first person to post about it, the interesting bit is that the iPad itself really isn’t the problem — it’s 100% the software at this point. ...

Author SM  |  3  min read
#osx #security #mac

Go Dark: Mac Edition

Your privacy is (not) an illusion As someone who has not only been interested in “the security aspect of cyber” and the implications for personal privacy for quite a long time, it’s facinating to watch the world become slightly more aware of what really happens to your data when you’re using your computer, mobile phone, tablet device, internet-connected-fridge, etc. The security (or the lack there-of) with regards to the “connected age” is just starting to light on fire with the public, and unfortunately there will most likely be some real ramifications that will hit people in the next few years. ...

Author SM  |  5  min read
#ipad #computing

Smacking My Head Against the Desk

.. or “how to fix Apple Notes and Mail sync problems” 3 weeks of sync problems with Apple Notes Special thanks to dsobeski for sending this my way. Hopefully, this quick trick will help save someone else the endless hours of pain and suffering I endured. As you may have remember from my year end post, I have ditched Evernote and have moved back to Apple Notes. While not as robust as Evernote, it gets the job done and is quickly getting there in terms of features. ...

Author SM  |  1  min read