Posts in "CONSUME"

Trading Up The Chain

This past week, the first debate was held in the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. The next morning, I woke up and scrolled through my Nuzzle feed to see what I missed overnight. Strangely, there was a lot of buzz around “Joe Biden’s earpiece” and that Biden backed out of an ear “inspection” before the debate.…

De-hypnotizing ourselves

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. Abraham Lincoln Since our birth, we’re hypnotized to some extent in believing ideas that we…

Pause & Reboot

Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind.Swami Muktananda As I develop a daily plan of attacking the world, I take time each morning to pause, and reboot the brain. Sometimes I wake in the middle of the night and the brain is running full speed thinking about what…

Are you on offense or defense?

In one of the podcasts over the past week the speaker asked the question about whether or not you’re on offense or defense as you organize and schedule your goals. I think there is a need to remain focused on your own goals…and at the same time remain nimble, flexible, and in some aspects “defensive.”…

Too Long; Didn’t Read #189

Chilling effects & other forms of silence TL;DR #189 – 3/16/2019 Hi all, welcome to TL;DR. My name is Ian O’Byrne. I research, teach, & write about technology in our lives. I try to synthesize what happened this week in tech…so you can be the expert as well. I posted a couple of other things…

Too Long; Didn’t Read #188

Orchids and dandelions TL;DR #188 – 3/9/2019 Hi all, welcome to TL;DR. My name is Ian O’Byrne. I research, teach, & write about technology in our lives. I try to synthesize what happened this week in tech…so you can be the expert as well. I posted a couple of other things this week: Online safety…

Too Long; Didn’t Read #187

Dealing with trauma TL;DR #187 – 3/2/2019 Hi all, welcome to TL;DR. My name is Ian O’Byrne. I research, teach, & write about technology in our lives. I try to synthesize what happened this week in tech…so you can be the expert as well. I posted a couple of other things this week: Screens On,…