Logitech Z623 Review

If you’d told me years ago that a single mid-tweeter cone with a phase plug could compete with a dedicated mid-range and horn tweeter I’d have said you were crazy. The Logitech Z623s pack a lot of punch into a small package, perfect for music enthusiasts working at a desk for much of their day.…

3 Tips for Staying Motivated

Staying motivated can be tough. Particularly if you’re in a freelance/contract role or even in outside sales, being able to set your own schedule is probably part of your dream. But it can also be the reason it’s hard to stay focused. Here are a couple tricks that have worked for me. 1. Give yourself…

Dream Killer

When I was probably 14 or 15 I was big into ICQ and other instant messaging platforms. It was big for a lot of people back then, and I think I made up for not having many in-person friends at the time by having some regular digital ones. I had a few closer online friends, the…

Pondering Space Travel in the Unfathomable

With the Mars One mission ramping up for 2025 we’re making our next foray into the universe. It struck me the other day while talking to a friend about space travel how uneven our progress has been (in some ways) into the universe. If you track the technological progress from the first airplane flight in…

A Look at Logical Fallacy and Argumentation

I’ve debated with a lot of people over the years, and have always tried to keep myself open to having my mind changed. In some cases I stubbornly dredged on with my argument in the face of a better-prepared opponent whose points ended up totally changing my view point. Of course it took me awhile…

Galaxy S4 Playlists Made on PC Don’t Work

Every Android phone I’ve had, starting with the original Droid, allowed you to manually create .pla files through Windows on the phone’s memory card while connected via USB. This was a great feature, as it didn’t require any software like iTunes to manage your music collection and made it very quick and easy to add…