On the one hand, yes, of course I CODE, therefore, I must be all digital all the time, right?
But, no, I love my moleskine everything – okay, just an agenda and a notebook.
I love the feel of WRITING notes with a pen and paper and then referring to those notes on pages. And flipping through a calendar to look at upcoming appointments.
Now, pause for a second, I also LOVE writing morning pages on 750words.com and nowhere else will do.
So am I digital or analog?
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As I’ve been rebuilding this site. In case you hadn’t noticed. I have.
Cause of the hack.
And this is what I’ve learned so far…
Backups Aren’t Necessary UNTIL THEY ARE
If I had been maintaining regular backups (which the hosting company is totally happy to do for just a few euros more per month), it would’ve taken a few short hours (minutes? let’s hope I never find out.) to rebuild. Instead it’s been days. And it’s going to take at least another week to smooth out all the wrinkles.
So now I use Vaultpress, a WordPress plugin that interfaces with Jetpack, for daily backups.
Continue reading “What We’ve Learned So Far”
Five weeks ago I did a talk for a research group at the local hospital and had an absolute blast.
I’m starting to think I might be good at this speaking thing.
And this training thing.
And other things.
Continue reading “Ready to Talk?!? The Science of Presenting Your Research”
Tonight at Toastmasters Groningen I talked about how a fear of heights led me to jump out of a perfectly good airplane.
And one of the points of my kickass speech evaluator was that I needed to incorporate more facts. Which is true. I am *really* good at telling a story. At leveraging emotions. At entertaining.
And I am a total chicken shit when it comes to facts and statistics and dates.
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I have thought about some books I’d ACTUALLY like to write, as opposed to, say, NOT.
In no particular order:
– project do: goal achievement because SCIENCE
social psychology research for goal achievement; applying it to a goal achievement method. invent or better define a method.
Continue reading “I Would Buy It”