Hipster Chill, a Spotify Playlist
Wana get some chill off-the-billboard-100 indie tracks? or whatever. Hipster Chill And here are some other people’s lists: Hipster International by Sean Parker, Hipster playlist 2012 by Madeleiné Stamminger, and World Class Hipster by Guillaume Kerbiriou
Iced Tea Maker
This is one of our families most used kitchen items. The $26 Hamilton Beach 40911 2-Quart Electric Iced Tea Maker. We brew about two pitchers a day on average. It’s literally this easy to have fresh brewed iced tea: Fill pitcher to line with w water and pour in top Fill pitcher w ice to 2nd line Place one ‘family sized’ tea bag up top Press the one button It works...
How to delete ALL Voice Memos from your iPhone
What to remove all the voice memos from your iPhone? The iPhone app doesn’t have a ‘remove all’ option, but it is easy with the help of this little 3rd party app. Install i-FunBox, it is free, legit, and works on PC and Mac Select all the files (not the Sync folder) in the Voice Memos section (click the first item, hold down shift, click the last item), then right-click an...
$30 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones (Kinivo BTH220)
These are a great little pair of Bluetooth headphones for only $30 (when this was posted) with like 4.5 stars w over 2,100 reviews on amazon. They fold up nicely, have good battery life, decent volume and bass response, good noise cancelling phone mic, support A2DP and headset profiles, are easy to control with one main button plus +/- volume and next/previous track buttons. Not the highest...
Phineas and Ferb
What a fantastic kids cartoon! This is by far our family favorite to watch together. Every few nights I watch an episode with the kids before bed. Here are some of the qualities of the show that jump out at me. Not many cartoons I can think of that hit on these positive attributes: Intelligent: the characters think through issues Positive Attitude: the main characters keep an up-beat,...
4-Channel Mini Stereo Desktop Mixer Behringer...
Got multiple sound sources at your computer desk? Like laptop, mobile phone, other music player, desktop, etc? Use desktop speakers and/or headphones? This is a great little mixer for the desk, I use one at home and one at the office. See at Behringer Website, or reviews and price on Amazon
geeky animated gifs
Pictures from a developer’s life Being a female software engineer
Playlists of some of my fav entertaining videos: music vids humor music vids comedy skits
These are great kits to introduce little ones to electronics. They use regular ‘pant snaps’ to connect, much easier than the old spring wire connectors. My 4-yr old loves doing these w Dad. They’re good for small hands and quick to put together. Here are the main kits, but there are many more… Snap Circuits Jr SC-100, $21, what we started with to make sure my boy would...
Comedies Not to Miss
9 South Park Episodes Not to Miss
Some classic South Park episodes… Facebook & Tron Wrestling Jersey Mormons World of Warcraft Sad Panda Men’s Secret The Economy Shake Weight: for real official TV ad, the SNL skit, and South Park’s Crème Fraiche What others should be on the list? And remember, South Park is crasp, uncouth, and highly offensive, don’t watch if offended.
The Hobbit, my takes
Just watched the The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey, wow. Honestly, I was impressed. It surpassed my expectations. In fact I liked it more than the trilogy! Pros The pace was steady. Not too fast, not too slow, better pacing than the originals in my humble opinion. It didn’t feel ‘over the top’ like the trilogy, which felt like it was trying to be the ‘ultimate...
Clean the 80%
When cleaning a pile or messy area of the house, the first 80% of stuff takes about 20% of the time. I’m talking drawers, cabinets, stacks of papers, toys, gizmos, any of that stuff we have to manage in our lives. The last 20% is the hardest to triage (trash, put away, make decisions about, etc), and can take like 80% of the total cleaning time. So I say, just clean the 80%, take that...
Where's the money? Visual map of votes by states. →
Quick visual on how little a vote in some states (like Texas) really matter. Of course every vote is important, but people’s votes in some states make a much larger difference in the outcome.
Dear Sophie, google ad, Dad writes to daughter →
This really touched me when I saw it on TV a few months back. Just came to mind again today and took the opportunity to create accounts and write my kids. :)
A players hire A+ players. Actually, Steve believed that A players hire A...– Guy Kawasaki’s Blog, What I Learned From Steve Jobs
Jim Hurst: A Box Of Chocolates →
One of our family favorite albums! Hear tracks 1, 10, & 15. @jimhurst1