Lower Power, Higher Savings
Step #5 Engage The Power Of Texting
The website is up, our Raspberry Pi is fairly good at determining the availability of the parking spot, all is sweet. But what if you're on the go and don't have good access to the internet, or still think flip phones are the way to true happiness? Not a problem! Thanks to the awesome service Twilio provides, you can literally send the app a text, and you'll get a response with the parking spot status in seconds. You find out that it's …
…a multi-user, time-sharing operating system for the data center computer?
Get the answers in's FutureStack presentation as he dissects the data center computer in the following video.
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…to start? What is your reward for completing them? Here lies the answer. You can hijack your existing habits by planning to do a different routine or give yourself a different reward for an existing habit by figuring out the cue that triggers it.
…eighty nine!" is the first thing shouted in Public Enemy's "Fight the Power", marking the historical context for what Chuck D is about to tell us.
Why is this? I suspect it underlies the act of making music. Besides hit factory music, i.e. ear worms you hear on the radio, a musician's goal is to make something expressive. Expressiveness often leads to qualities that give a piece endurance; timelessness, nostalgia, high quality. Expressiveness is less often an objective …
The Power of Email
As a geek it might be easy to dismiss email as a communication method as old-fashioned and something people mostly ignore. I mean, everyone prefers to get their daily RSS fix or (nowadays) read about your stuff on Twitter. Nothing could be further from the truth. Growing a list of email newsletter subscribers is by far the most effective method of reaching your audience. There are a couple of reasons for this. Firstly, it is way more personal. Most email list software lets …
Answer the following questions:
Why is this change necessary?
How does it address the issue?
What side effects does this change have?
The Losada ratio is the sum of the positivity in a system divided by the sum of its negativity. A ratio of 3.0 to 6.0 has been found to be highly correlated with high performance, with 2.9 the dividing line between normal performance and flourishing performance.