http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/10/28/users-report-trackpad-keyboard-lockups-with-apples-newest-macbook-pros Trackpad issues again, eh? Well, hopefully this one can be fixed in software. My new laptop arrives tomorrow!
OK, that’s the second time in two weeks my Withings Pulse has pulled off my wrist at night. Not worth my while when I have another no-hassle tracker to wear. I shouldn’t be surprised. It appears to be a non-Velcro hook-and-loop fastener.
Over the summer, my Fitbit tracker (from before they split into multiple products) gave up the ghost. I decided it was time to explore the movement tracking space. First I participated in Phyode‘s W/Me Kickstarter, but that’s a topic for another post. More recently, I bought a Misfit Shine, followed by a Withings Pulse. This Read more about Tracking Sleep via Movements: Misfit Shine and Withings Pulse[…]
On 10-11 October I attended Quantified Self 2013 in San Francisco. This post is long, so I’ve broken it into sections: Themes: recurring ideas at the conference Fun quotes and one-line takeaways: to give conceptual flavor Want!: devices and services I want to try Shine: my Misfit Shine got some attention Read more about Quantified Self 2013 conference report[…]
Apparently over 60% of failed businesses are profitable. They fail because people don’t keep enough cash on hand to deal with: the delay from accounts payable to accounts receivable emergency/unexpected expenses expected expenses that increase due to unexpectedly high demand I found this shocking at first, but then I remembered that most people don’t keep Read more about Keep cash reserves[…]
A collection of information visualizations that make no sense: http://wtfviz.net/
For the curious, here’s a glimpse of the types of things I work on daily as a tech-oriented startup founder: requesting information/providing feedback/doing QA/writing documentation for 1-3 consultants, or my business partner poking at 1-2 HR or legal tasks (not my favorite things, so if I didn’t poke at them nigh-daily they’d never get done) Read more about Startup founder daily life[…]