Clothing Exchange

An app/website where you can swap gently used children’s clothing that your child has outgrown that can be exchanged for clothes that currently do fit. The only costs are a fixed shipping price per outfit swap regardless of brand name or size. Fixed costs for consumers and clothes are not being wasted and collecting dust. …

Nothing goes as planned

The line from Cicero was that “to philosophize is to learn how to die.” It’s important and it’s true. This is what philosophers, particularly the ancient ones, thought about most. Seneca, for his part, talked endlessly about the shortness of life and the inevitability of death. He studied Socrates and held the man’s brave end up …

01-15-2018 – Work

What I’m reading: Practical Electronics for Inventors Today was a lost day.  Molly skipped out on the early morning walk, so we decided to operate on that new piece of furniture to hide the wires.  Well, after 15 minutes with a sawz-all, I was lucky the thing still stood upright.  Two of the legs I put …

01-14-2018 – Work

What I’m reading: Popol Vuh: A Sacred Book of the Maya Busy day, I made a pot roast and did my laundry.  I feel very domestic. I spent a good part of the day thinking about how I could bring Agile Programming practices to my writing.  I like the idea of rapid iterations, I can apply …

01-13-2018 – Work

What I’m reading: Al-Sabah: History and Genealogy of Kuwait’s Ruling Family, 1752-1986 Taught myself anodizing titanium this morning.   Easier than I thought, but picayune little details that were time consuming.  It was fun.  Tinkery. Had a nice hike with Sandra and Molly today, it went by much faster than usual. Sandra found a chest of drawers …

Idea

Selling simple advertising printed on toilet paper which is then distributed throughout public toilets at large complexes such as shopping centers, cinemas, etc. (Or uptown sedona?) Whether we like it or not we do notice print on toilet paper, Coupons, specials, what not.

App / Website Idea

How romantic is the concept of a “Message in a Bottle?” How about if there was some kind of app/website like this. People can put their Messages (text, photos, videos) in a “bottle” and send it out to the world. On the other side, people receive the messages and can decide to either (A) keep …