A love letter to my website – DESK Magazine — Read on www.vanschneider.com/a-love-letter-to-personal-websites I love the sentiments of this post and it reinforces the reason I’ve been in a quest to publish something in this site every day. Social networks are still for me though. My twitter stream is where I enjoy my updates of […]
The ashes are over. After five games between the two biggest rivals in World Cricket the series has ended in a draw. 2-2. For a non cricket fan this would seem impossibly boring. How could you play 5 games and still end up in a draw? Especially when each game goes for 5 days, and […]
I was super excited yesterday to get a message from Amazon to tell me that my pre-ordered copy of Randall Munro’s “how to” was being delivered. I’ve loved Randall’s most well known work, XKCD, for many many years now and the below Sudo comic is one of my favourite and most reused. I bought both […]
This has always been my advice when writing an email/blogpost/sms/slack…. basically any form of communication that isn’t direct when the message you are delivering is negative, verbalises criticism, is questioning someone’s judgement, or is accusatatory. Emails to the boss That nasty email you’ve written your boss because you think they’ve over stepped the mark, or […]
Yesterday I noticed a little icon in the menu bar on my Microsoft Outlook with the label “Insights” underneath it. I’m a sucker for any kind of analytical data. In the past, I’ve run Rescue Time to keep an eye on what I’m doing when I don’t know I’m doing it. I use Toggl to […]
Surf the Dream is a blog that has been running since the mid 2000's when it started on BlogSpot. Over the years it's been rebranded as justinavery.me (now my resume) and JaveryDesign.com (which now redirects back to this site).