Why disorder, mess and chaos may be good for you

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“In Praise Of Mess: Why Disorder May Be Good For Us” is Hidden Brain’s latest episode. I’m very far behind on my podcasts but I’m glad I caught this episode. In it, Shanker interviews Tim Harford about the subject of his latest book is entitled “Messy: How to be creative and resilient in a tidy-minded world”. And here… Continue reading Why disorder, mess and chaos may be good for you

How to Succeed by Failing ‘Ferrari Fast’: Stanford Innovation Lab interviews Alberto Savoia

More podcast goodness. This time Tina Seelig of the Stanford Innovation Lab interviews Alberto Savoia about “How to Succeed by Failing ‘Ferrari Fast’”. The discussion takes place within the context of entrepreneurship and start-ups but the insights and lessons on failure can be applied anywhere in life. It’s a 30-minute podcast and very easy to listen to. There’s… Continue reading How to Succeed by Failing ‘Ferrari Fast’: Stanford Innovation Lab interviews Alberto Savoia

Run Cobian Backup when PC is in sleep mode

How do you run Cobian Backup when your PC is in sleep mode? It’s actually not that difficult. The TL;DR version is that we will be using Windows’ Task Scheduler to start the Cobian Backup task from the command line. For reference I am using Cobian Backup version 11.2.0.582 (the latest and possibly last available version) on… Continue reading Run Cobian Backup when PC is in sleep mode

Building Habits: Noticing Tension

I’ve noticed that I can be rather uptight and this expresses itself as tension in my physical body. And since I feel that tight muscles and shallow breathing don’t really help me much, I decided to do something about it. It wasn’t anything fancy, I set the alarm on my phone to ring 4 times a day.… Continue reading Building Habits: Noticing Tension