Fear

Yesterday at my second Toastmasters meeting we discussed (surprise, surprise) COVID-19. The first table topic was if we should be worried about it and the second was fear. Not surprisingly, Tim Ferriss' 5-Bullet Friday talked about the corona virus and fear. To steal from Tim, here is the Bene Gesserit litany against fear “I must…

Failure: Get Some

I am a goal oriented person. I set fitness goals, financial goals, nutrition goals, goals for sleep, and (near-term) goals for my kids. As I've gotten older, I've come to the realization that most goals move from the linear progression to step progression. So rather than every event or every day being a "step in…

Space Force != Star Trek

The US Space Force has an emblem! As Task & Purpose reports, it is very similar to Starfleet's emblem, which now sounds more like an interglactic delivery service for Amazon... Thankfully Netflix is still working on their documentary on how the staff are doing, but the true organization is still in work.

Happy New year

This is what you see after not shooting a pronghorn Happy new year...hope you have a great night and pleasant morning. This what you drink when you have kids and are almost 40.

Space Force

It took about a year and a half since President Trump announced the sixth branch of the armed services to be the Space Force, but as of yesterday the Space Force is here. Four months ago saw the recreation of the 11th combatant command, the US Space Command, headed by Gen John "Jay" Raymond. This…

Privacy: Step 2

If you really want to hide your digital footprint online, check out this short ebook from the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). If you really, really, want to enhance your digital security, buy this book from security expert Michael Bazzell. In the near term, some simple steps you can take: Use a…