What’s your Brain Performance Index (BPI)?

A few weeks ago, I found a sight that practically claims it will help you improve your brain health and performance.  It’s called Lumosity.com. They allow you to play a few games, for free, then encourage you to upgrade to a paid membership where you can track your performance and continue to improve.  I figure my brain can always use ... Read More »

Why I Switched back to EVO from SENuke?

SENuke and EVO are both powerful SEO tools. It wasn’t the price savings, but the time savings that made me switch back to EVO from SENuke.  I actually like SENuke better conceptually, but it takes more time to use. Read my full blog here: http://massnichewebsitebuilders.com/blogs/evo-vs-senuke-two-powerful-seo-tools-why-i-cancelled-senuke-today/ Share on Facebook Read More »

Addicted to Osmos

I bought a ViewSonic GTablet from Woot for about $235, and found these instructions to upgrade GTablet to Honeycomb edition of Android operating system.  For a newbie to this hardware, it was a little like brain surgery, but I got it done in about 2-3 hours; works great except as he warns, the camera doesn’t work.  But it is about ... Read More »

Book Review: “Six Pixels of Separation”

Published in 2009, I read it in 2010, but just now reviewing it. So, a lot of my review is coming from what I highlighted with a yellow-marker. Overall, as a person who lives on the internet, the book seemed kind of basic to me. However, to companies and individuals that have ignored Web 2.0 and beyond, the book has ... Read More »

Bob Parson’s – 16 Rules for Success

Bob Parson’s started several companies, including Parson’s Technology (which he sold to Intuit for millions), and he recently sold GoDaddy.com for .25 Billion. GoDaddy is an internet domain registrar, that now manages 35 million domains and has over 7 million customers. It sold its first domain name in the year 2000. Bob has published his 16 rules of success (see ... Read More »

Family Heirloom or Junk?

I have a water pitcher and basin that I find rather ugly, other than the nice skin color “crackling” on the bottom.  A “trader” apparently brought it back from Indonesia when we lived in Australia (about 1966).   It seems to be made in a popular pottery town of Burslem, England, based on the mark on the bottom that says: “The ... Read More »

My Favorite Backup Tool

If you are “living digital”, you MUST be constantly concerned about the backups of your digital assets. About a year ago, I installed SpiderOak on my laptop, and now use it for my primary backup. They had a free trial up to 2 gigabytes, and I liked how it worked. You simply tell it which directories on your disk you ... Read More »

When Your Google Calendar Software Let’s You Down…

My next BizTalk contract won’t be in Richmond, Virginia, thanks to Google Calendar! I use Google Calendar everyday, and until now, it has always alerted me to my events and meetings.  Today, I missed a phone interview because I actually change the google event from blue to red to make it “more important”.  My private calendar is red, and my ... Read More »

Which Two Would You Pick?

There’s an old joke: Consider these three characteristics: 1) rich, 2) good-looking, and 3) emotionally stable.  Now, you can only pick two of the three. I just watched a video from “The Elevation Group”.  The speaker, Paul Haarman, asked someone to list their assets.  People always list things like savings, checking, real-estate, gold/silver, etc…  Then he asks, what about your ... Read More »

Modern Renaissance Man

Do you see an uncanny physical resemblance between these two scientists?  The one on the left, is of course, Isaac Newton.  Among other things, he is known for creating calculus (independently along with Liebniz), but not telling anyone about it for 30 years (because no one asked).  He changed modern physics as most of us know it today; his theories ... Read More »