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Sane Monkey ∞ How to Stay Curious + Balanced in 2016

Chinese New Year and Infomagical Challenge: How to remain curious, active and sane!

This past weekend we jumped into another Chinese New Year: The Year of Monkey… 357 more words


Small changes in your digital routine can make you smarter–and more sane

Back in the 13th century, scholars, and clerics complained about having an overwhelming abundance of books to read. One wonders what they would make of the constant stream of animal videos, articles, lists, gifs, blog posts and status updates that characterize the digital age. 770 more words

Technology: Angel or Devil?

I recently discovered the Note to Self Podcast, produced by WNYC, which bills itself as “A tech show about being human”. As big of a tech fan as I am, I am also a strong and vocal advocate for things like usability and human-centered design because at the end of the day, the technology is worthless if humans aren’t using it.  611 more words


The Photo That Helped Change a War

My teen-aged support of the Vietnam War ended the day I saw the above photograph – taken on this date 47 years ago – although I probably didn’t see it until later in the month in a national magazine such as… 199 more words

Randall Smoot

Ghost Of Information Enjoyment Past

The world is full of a lot of information these days. It’s easy to get overloaded. I did. Please enjoy my stick figure look at some things I did to start enjoying my world of information again!

Happy January New Start Month!


Bookmarking sucks

Bookmarking online sucks for me. Here is why.

I’m gonna be honest with you: the internet has made me lazy, and I often refuse to read anything longer than a few paragraphs. 362 more words


What's Your Data Plan?

What’s your data plan?


Do you have a limit you nearly always exceed and have to pay a penalty?

Do you have a limit but rarely get close? 471 more words

My Life With God