01-12-2018 – Work

What I’m reading today: Siddhartha Did a lot of running around today, with only a bit on non-wheel-spinning going on.   Safeway, Ace, Staples, PetSmart, Golden Bone, UPS Store.   Felt like more.  Returned an Instant-Pot that I bought, for, I got no idea why.   I enjoy the cooking process, I also enjoy some of it that takes …

We will all be snapped off

There’s a haunting series of the last known photos of celebrities. You can see Prince getting in an SUV hours before he overdosed on fentanyl in an elevator. You can see Michael Jackson rehearsing for a tour he would never go on. You can see John Lennon signing an autograph for the fan that murdered him. You can see Marilyn Monroe posing …

Idea

A list of 100 things you want to do before you die. By itself this is not a very creative idea but, how about doing that social? You can create a page that you can customize, get friends connected to share your page, copy your items, help you to mark done items and get suggestions. …

Don’t laugh at them

In the last few weeks, the state of Oregon gave its citizens an important right: The right to pump their own gas. It’s pretty funny on a number of levels: Funny because that’s a basic right that should have never been taken away in the first place, funny because now many residents in Oregon are …

Idea

A reservation system for bars and restaurants that would allow you to see a graphical layout of the establishment. You would see what tables are available at what times and you’d be able to book a specific table for a specific time. You could do it on the web or using a mobile app without …

Listen

Here’s a warning. If you don’t listen, if you go around arrogantly making up dialogue for your characters, all of them will sound like you, and that’s one of the ways bad short stories and novels are written. (Also bad journalism, oddly enough. Because certain arrogant journalists make up their own quotes.) -CAROLYN SEE

App Idea

An app, using Google Street View API, that takes in a start & destination, then compile Street view images into a short video – sort of holding your hand for the trip. I know I navigate by landmarks, if I Can see these landmarks slightly ahead of time, I woudl be all good.