Posts tagged "Advice"

What's the most practical survival skill?

I asked the Internet “What’s the most practical survival skill?” The responses I got were too good not to share. Choose to ignore these life skills at your peril. What’s the most practical survival skill? From Facebook (If you haven’t liked my page on Facebook do so here): Know where your food comes from (Edd Fairman) Wear... Read more »

List 25: Uber List for 2013

List 25: Uber List for 2013
An uber list is not just resolutions although some of the items may resemble New Years promises. An uber list is not a bucket list of outrageous thrills. An uber list is a mix of chores, goals and  fun activities most of which are quite common but that for the lister are often mentioned after... Read more »

A one line journal: How to record your life in one line a day

A one line journal: How to record your life in one line a day
I was never good at keeping a journal. I’d often start one then neglect to update it for days, weeks or even months. When I’d finally come back to it youthful arrogance that “someday someone else will definitely want to read this” paired with a fondness for structured narratives would make me feel like I... Read more »
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List 22: Parenting tips I wish I knew earlier

List 22: Parenting tips I wish I knew earlier
Although I have almost four years of experience in parenting I often feel that I have no idea what I’m doing, but I’m learning. In honor of my sister-in-law who could have a baby at any minute and my numerous friends who are pregnant or have recently given birth or adopted, here are a few... Read more »

Facebook Privacy: You should worry more about people than policies

Facebook Privacy: You should worry more about people than policies
Facebook users have until December 10th to vote on proposed changes to that site’s Data Use Policy and Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. You can vote here. Although I think its great that people that are being given the option to voice opinions from a company that has been harshly criticized for making sudden changes... Read more »

List 13: How to Enjoy Theatre

List 13: How to Enjoy Theatre
In a world where we are doing more and more interacting via screens it is refreshing to occasionally share an experience in the presence of other human beings. Sure, live tweeting a TV show is one way to enjoy entertainment with a crowd, but there is no substitute for being in the same room as... Read more »
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List 11: Navigating Disney World with a Toddler and a Preschooler

List 11: Navigating Disney World with a Toddler and a Preschooler
I went to Orlando for a conference last week, which was a perfect excuse to extend my trip through the weekend and have my family come down so that my three-and-a-half year old son and 18 month old daughter could have their first Walt Disney World experiences. I solicited advice from people on which parks... Read more »

Combatting Twitter Spam and Facebook Leaks

Although my list of 40 information security tips may seem long, there were many things that had to be left out, so to close out my security-themed week here are some additional tips for Twitter and Facebook. In my original list I addressed not clicking on links in suspicious email. The same goes for direct... Read more »

List 5: Information Security Basics

List 5: Information Security Basics
If you haven’t heard about how Mat Honan’s digital life was erased by hackers in less than an hour, you should read his story here. It’s chilling. He lost data saved on the Internet (that venerable cloud) and on his iPhone, iPad and MacBook, including irreplaceable pictures of the first year of his daughter’s life. He... Read more »
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