This is my third year in review. I find blogging about my year is an awesome way to reflect and clear the decks before the new year arrives.
Waterfall is frequently compared with the more iterative and agile approaches to software development. Like many terms in software development, waterfall is poorly defined and poorly understood. Many projects are slapped with the label of being a waterfall without any true understanding of the term.
In where I discuss my own personal productivity system, which is based on the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology created by David Allen. My variation on the GTD system is called “2nd brain” (B2) because it allows me to operate two brains.
Life is our one big opportunity, we have one shot to make the most of our time. Don’t wait for it to pass you by. Discover the Latin phrase: memento mori!
Learn about the specific payload tracking I used for my 2016 high altitude balloon launch. I generally suggest using two methods to track your payload, one of them could be experimental and the other might be a safer alternative. Here I discuss all the options I considered.
In 2016, I launched a high altitude balloon (HAB) to send a camera and Arduino over 25km (82,000+ feet) into the stratosphere to capture some amazing footage of the Earth as well as some meaningful data. In this article I discuss the equipment and general setup I needed to launch this project.
One of my goals for 2019 is to read 50 books. Now I have completed 50% of my goal I thought I would reflect on the best of the books I have read this year so far. These are the top few books that gave me the most value for my time and money.
I picked up an amazing audiobook which tells Dan’s story as an average Australian guy finding success in multiple fields. I loved his attitude of “The only competition is with the person you were yesterday” and more.
Why We Sleep has been one of the best non-fiction books I have read in the last 1-2 years. This book has single handedly shown me just how important sleep is (hint: it’s about 1,000x more important than most people think).