(book review) The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

TL:DR: Giving so many f*cks about so many things--especially about things that don't matter--will drive us crazy and make us unhappy. This book is not only incredibly dense with wisdom but also incredibly well written and edited. It really feels like every word was chosen and place carefully, so as Read more [...]

Layer Cake

Ever know you are going to like a movie within the first 30 seconds of it starting and/or when the first track from the soundtrack plays, well that's what happened when I watched Layer Cake (free on Amazon Prime Video). Admittedly, the heavy english accent made me pay attention that much more, but Read more [...]

Really good cheese

Sometimes I find food so good that I feel obligated to write about it. This is the first such post. I hope you'll enjoy some of the foods I recommend. Below are three of my favorite cheeses, and I bought all these at my local San Francisco Whole Foods. 1. Cabot's Vintage Choice Cheddar Cheese Read more [...]

2016 Thailand trip – Day 3

It is day 3 of our Thailand trip and the morning after our first day in Chiang Mai. Yesterday, was probably my most enjoyable day so far. Chiang Mai feels different and slower-moving than Bangkok. It moves at a slower, gentler pace. It is cleaner, and people so far have been very kind and patient with Read more [...]

Disconnect (product that protects our online privacy and speeds up internet browsing)

Like most great products, services, and businesses that I am inspired to write about, Disconnect seems to share my philosophy that there is no detail too small when it comes to the user experience; and that this philosophy doesn't stop at just the product design. User experience includes all stages Read more [...]