Why I deleted my Facebook account and you should too

Today I deleted my Facebook account. There wasn’t one particular reason, just a lot of small ones and one big final straw. The final straw was the scandal involving Cambride Analytica. They used Facebook to steal data on 50 million people and used that to influence the election. But I’ve been considering deleting my account […]

Use Google Image Search in Firefox

I’m happy to say that I’ve made my first Firefox Add-On. It is simply called FF Image Search. It allows you to easily right click on an image and run it through Google Image Search. I have found it to be especially useful for fact-checking memes on social media. Just right click on the image, […]

Don’t use time to set goals

I’ve been thinking about how to get more done each day, and thought about something I do when I am scheduling tasks. I have a lot of different projects going on, and sometimes I will schedule 1 hour per day to work on Project X, or 4 hours 1 day per week to work on […]

This Is The Year I Embrace Art And Design

Looking back on 2016 and seeing what I accomplished last year, I realize that all of my successes last year were due to challenging assumptions I had about myself. So this year, I’m doing it again. One belief about myself that I am challenging is my long held assumptions about my artistic ability. My whole […]

A Week Without Twitter

I’ve slowly been losing interest in Twitter. It has become a pool of hatred and bigotry, and I find it to be an unfulfilling experience. Even my best tweets ever have given me no more than a shot of dopamine that makes me feel good for a few minutes. But then what? Last year was […]

The Importance Of Owning Your Own Platform

Today Medium announced that they will be laying off 50 people to refocus on their mission. That mission, they say, is to make publishing more accessible to everyone, and to allow the highest quality content to get noticed even if it comes from someone without many followers. I can totally get behind that mission. But […]

What Is Money? The Answer Could Reshape Financial Education

Author’s Note: This was my winning entry for a HeroX challenge to find the root causes of financial illiteracy and propose a solution. I’ve reposted it here to gauge interest in me moving forward with the idea by developing it into a personal finance course. Visit BiteSizedFinance.com to join the email list and show your […]

Adventures In Logo Outsourcing

Lernabit logo

Every business needs a logo. It is the symbol that defines your brand and creates consistency across all of the different marketing channels you use. For my own business– Lernabit— I recently finished a contest on 99Designs to have a logo designed. This isn’t the first time I’ve had a logo made. For previous projects, […]

The Creator’s Paradox Of Choice

Quite some time ago, I set up this blog with the intention of having it as some sort of brain dump for all of the things I enjoy writing about. Despite having many different interests, I haven’t created any content because I can’t find what to write about. In fact, the breadth of my curiosity […]