Aftershokz Openrun (Aeropex) (mini) – User experience product critique review

Overall Experience Overall, I am very impressed and satisfied with my experience with the product. It is my first bone-conduction headset. I acquired this for the purpose of listening to audio content wirelessly while running on road and trails. The open-ear capability has completely transformed my running experience in a positive way. I can enjoy… Continue reading Aftershokz Openrun (Aeropex) (mini) – User experience product critique review

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Quotes I enjoy

“scholars are implicated in an intellectual quest that is not far from paranoia—a word that is not meant as a pejorative” — Tung-Hui Hu, A Prehistory of the Cloud (p.35) Not accepting myths and words as truth, without methodological empirical and reproduceable evidence. “Each of us dichotomizes the Kosmos in a different place.” — William… Continue reading Quotes I enjoy

Guide to trail running in the Canadian Rockies (Alberta)

In the summer of 2021, I had the privilege of finally visiting what I now consider the most beautiful gem in Canada for trail running, the Rockies. I was based in Calgary and Banff for this adventure. I’m originally from Ottawa and had to learn to adapt quickly. If you are a trail runner and… Continue reading Guide to trail running in the Canadian Rockies (Alberta)

Phasmophobia cheat sheets

My friend David shared a cheat sheet for playing Phasmophobia. To really get a spooky mood, I didn’t want a white background taking away from the horror on my second monitor! Ideally all lights would be turned off and I could focus on running away from my friends or possessed souls. I decided to reformat… Continue reading Phasmophobia cheat sheets

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How I’m still using my 12 year old Focusrite Saffire audio card (firewire) with Windows 10

Focusrite Saffire announcement 2005

Summary/TLDR: I stopped using my Firewire card and switched to a new interface with a USB-C connection. Firewire (support) is now officially dead with Windows 10 20H2. If you are able to downgrade to 1909, workarounds may be possible. See comments. Some have found success for a similar model (Saffire Pro40) using a PCIe firewire… Continue reading How I’m still using my 12 year old Focusrite Saffire audio card (firewire) with Windows 10

My first miniature paint project

One night while shopping for board game expansions for a board game (Scythe), I noticed within a list an incredibly expensive component: painted miniatures for the game. At about $200 CAD, the hand-painted miniatures were three times more expensive than the game itself (which includes unpainted miniatures). Balking at the price, but drawn in with… Continue reading My first miniature paint project

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My first marathon experience

A story of data, discovery, progress and fear. “So you signed up for your first marathon? Is it boring?” I had a recurring question about entertainment throughout my journey on a regular basis. How could I run such long distances and not find it boring? To me training wasn’t boring. After reflecting on the question… Continue reading My first marathon experience

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Foresight predictions

Vaccine tourism will be incorporated in tourism strategy (offering free immunization on arrival for vacation to a foreign country). 3 March 2021 Music videos or movies will be in virtual reality. (22 July 2019)

DAW music software authorization affecting creative flow

With every virtual instrument and effects going the authorization-software route, the creative process is burdened by software updates, patches and oh-surprise download updates… Internet connection required. 😟 Now before considering “oh a cool plugin”, do I really want to jump through all the hoops to have that extra piece of code running in the background. There’s… Continue reading DAW music software authorization affecting creative flow

Day-to-day techniques to publish your content faster

This is a list of techniques I’ve elaborated over the years for overseeing content. They’ve helped me become faster and more efficient at content management. I’ll continue updating the list as I think of tips and tricks. Bookmarks and organize your logins Logging in to admin pages regularly? Organize your logins by sites directly to… Continue reading Day-to-day techniques to publish your content faster