Good Advice

Greenspun: "don't read the newspaper or email in the morning because it will scramble your brain with lots of disconnected ideas and you won't be able to accomplish any serious work for the rest of the day"


Always Produce

Paul Graham: How to Do What You Love
"Much as everyone thinks they want financial security, the happiest people are not those who have it, but those who like what they do."
[via ErikB]



I dunno who's been posting to massless lately, but whoever it is, they've been very entertaining. I hope they keep it up.

Give Up

You know you're in a great coffee shop when you take your headphones off and hear the same album you were just listening to, playing on the stereo.

This place is fantastic!


I wrecked my left ankle in an epic wipeout yesterday at Kirkwood, so I'm parked at Alpen Sierra Coffee Company today while Dom 'boards at Sierra. I'm hoping to make some headway on the ~180 messages in my inbox.



"I hated the bubble. I hated it when Vanity Fair or New York Magazine treated web agency founders like celebrities."
I agree wholeheartedly, and the current bubble is no different.



Was just trying to buy Saint Etienne's new album when I came across this:

I kept one copy of iTunes 5 around for buying music, so I could strip its DRM with jhymn (which doesn't yet support iTunes 6). Sigh.


You Did *What* for 10 Days?

Upon returning to the 'real' world after a 10-day Vipassana course, folks inevitably ask me for details: how it went, how I fared, etc. I thought I'd post a few links here in case you'd like to know more about it: