Nursing Home residents recreate famous album covers

From The Clash to Taylor Swift, residents at a UK nursing home recreat Residents and caregivers at the Sydmar Lodge Care Home have been re-creating classic album covers as part of a creative project spurred by activities coordinator Robert Speker. Called “The Show Must Go On,” the goal has been to keep up the spirits … Read more

100% carbon neutral supply chain by 2030, says Apple – 9to5Mac

I love to see articles like this from any company. Reducing your carbon footprint is good for everyone. Making a commitment for a global business to make sure all aspects including partners and outsourced manufacturing is impressive. Apple today unveiled its plan to become carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product … Read more

California King

California King: A new journal of emotional hygiene. From the makers of You Look Nice Today. With everyone staying at home in self-quanrantine mode we got a nice little surprise last week. One of my favorite podcasts every was rebooted as California King. Its a reboot or a version 2 of the You Look Nice … Read more

Pence’s office blocks public health officials from appearing on CNN

Pence’s office blocks public health officials from appearing on CNN – CNN: New York (CNN Business)Vice President Mike Pence’s office has declined to allow the nation’s top health officials to appear on CNN in recent days and discuss the coronavirus pandemic killing thousands of Americans, in an attempt to pressure the network into carrying the … Read more

Travel Observations – Israel

This post is long overdue. In January of 2018, my wife and I were able to travel to Israel with her mother for a pilgrimage. If you had asked me before this trip if Israel were one of my top ten travel/vacation destinations, I would have said absolutely no. If you couple this by seeing … Read more

State of Video and Teleconference

When is started doing a clean up of applications on my computer I noticed a small disturbing trend. There are at least eight applications on my computer that do a similar function. At first I thought this could be limited to uses in a corporate setting but I bet freelancers and small businesses may have … Read more

Books 2019

Below are the books I read this year, fewer than I would have liked. I started this back in 2012 based on something that I had seen Patrick Rhone had published on his site. All of these books were read on a Kindle, the links included are for Kindle versions but most are available vie … Read more

We should have workshopped that more

Tesla showed off the new Cybertruck boasting bulletproof glass – strong enough to stop a 9mm bullet. The window shattered when a weighted ball was tossed at the first window. To make even more of a spectacle they did it again – same result. Musk “It didn’t go through” I am sure that is providing … Read more

TextSoap – Halloween Egg

I use TextSoap a lot to clean up and reformat various pieces of text for documents and in particular for the web. I love the Markdown functions a lot. Yesterday when I was cleaning up some text, I noticed that the dock icon had updates to show a Jack-0-Lantern for the day. Nice touch.