I like to read, and I like podcasts, so Audible seems like a natural fit for me. It seems to be well priced, it uses platforms I already own (an Amazon account and an iPhone), and it aligns with my desire to read (or listen) to more books in 2015. I certainly have plenty of… Continue reading Regional Restrictions on Audiobooks from Audible
I didn’t understand why Uber was so popular until late in 2014. On a business trip to Melbourne my colleague took out his iPhone and booked us an Uber ride from the airport into the city. Having survived the taxi ride from Melbourne airport before (in legitimate fear for my life at times) I was… Continue reading Ethics vs Convenience and Why I Still Use Uber
If you’ve recently upgraded iTunes on your computer you might notice you’re being repeatedly prompted to install the iCloud Control Panel. If you’re like me and you don’t actually want the thing installed it gets annoying pretty quickly. With only two options of “Download” and “Remind me later” it’s the kind of nag screen that… Continue reading How to Stop the “Install the iCloud Control Panel” Prompt
I’ve visited Melbourne four or five times in the last few years, and for some reason had never actually had a proper Melbourne coffee. Every cup I’ve had has been at a conference venue or the airport, never managing to get near a real coffee shop in all the times I’ve been there. Well the… Continue reading If You’re Going to Serve Fruit Toast, Serve the Best Fruit Toast in the World
A few weeks ago I received my Pebble smartwatch and have been using it ever since. In this post I’ll share my initial impressions, as well as how I am using my Pebble. Ordering Pebble I bought my Pebble during a sale that offered about $20 off the regular price of $150 USD. I reinvested… Continue reading How I’m Using the Pebble Smartwatch
Tips for making time in a busy life to work on your blog.