Quantum Gardener

Leaving WhatsApp for Signal

9 January 2021 1 Min Read

Today I began the process of leaving WhatsApp for the more secure Signal.

Saving the Sound of Saving Private Ryan

28 December 2020 8 Min Read

How many people have spent money on their home theatre equipment and because of changing standards are not getting what they paid for, but never know otherwise? This article will get you navigate the complexity of todays home AV world.

The Need for Shade

25 November 2020 1 Min Read

Just as shade can provide a break from the sun, meditation can provide a break from the hectic day.

1, 2, 3, 4, PS5

15 November 2020 1 Min Read

On Thursday I managed to get an order in for a PlayStation 5. If you're not aware, September's pre-orders for the November 12 release date…

New RSS location

15 November 2020 1 Min Read

The location of our RSS feed has changed and an update is required.

Nailing the apex of your leave

2 November 2020 1 Min Read

Can car racing teach us about leave?

Unwanted invitations

29 October 2020 1 Min Read

When a conversation doesn't go as planned, perhaps it's because we made it so.

Way of Being

27 October 2020 1 Min Read

Your Way of Being in the world is the current filter through which you experience it.

Productively Lazy

26 October 2020 1 Min Read

I'm proud of being productive lazy; setting up my support systems to maximise output and minimise effort.

33 hours in isolation is easier with the right mood behind you

4 October 2020 3 Min Read

Accepting the consequences arising from a cough and slightly sore throat, even though I preferred things were different, helped make 33 hours of isolation easy to do.

Reflections on learning

2 October 2020 2 Min Read

Learning about new web development technologies this week has proven energising and rewarding. It's now time to reflect on what it means to have been a learner this week with material that is a real challege to me in many respects.

New ways to host a website

1 October 2020 1 Min Read

Wowsers have times changed in the world of website creation since I began my first website in 1999. Today's technologies combine the best of all worlds balancing what's needed for content creators and their content consumers.

Are you deceiving yourself? Let me count the ways.

8 September 2020 1 Min Read

Until recently I was deceiving myself and I had no idea. That's the insidiousness of self-deception as described in the book Leadership and…

Reversing my habit of not taking notes

23 August 2020 1 Min Read

I write notes all the time. Instructions I don't want to remember, work I'm thinking through, tasks I have to do. That last is important to…

Ghost of Tsushima

22 August 2020 1 Min Read

My thoughts on this exhilarating and immersive journey through feudal Japan.

How to embed OneDrive files in Roam Research

10 August 2020 5 Min Read

Step-by-step outline of how you can use OneDrive to 'embed' files in Roam Research without needing to upload them and losing the advantages that come with OneDrive. Can be adapted for other systems such as Dropbox.

Welcome to my digital garden

8 August 2020 1 Min Read

Mary, Mary, quite contrary How does your garden grow? With new ideas and wonder And possibility all in a row I'm about half way through the…

We are just starting this Covid-19 journey in Australia. Don't think it's anything otherwise.

3 August 2020 1 Min Read

Today the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Australia has crested 16,000. In my home state of Victoria, cases have been rising steadily…

The Wickedness of Covid-19

3 August 2020 1 Min Read

"In planning and policy, a wicked problem is a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and…

They Gave Us Laughter (revisited)

3 August 2020 1 Min Read

This is a revisit of a post originally from May 20th, 2012. The world has moved on once again and we're now in uncharted territory. At a…

Remembering the small tasks too

28 July 2020 1 Min Read

I've been a proponent of the Getting Things Done methodology for many years and I use OmniFocus as my implementation tool. Each day it…

Moving from The Brain to Roam Research

21 July 2020 2 Min Read

Identification of the the major issues faced when moving from TheBrain to Roam Research and some brief learnings picked up along the way.