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I Can Quit You, Facebook

I Can Quit You, Facebook

In 2014, I decided to take a break from Facebook. It wasn’t really a break as much as a intermittent fast. I only logged in once per week to try to cut back on the addictive nature and to see if it improved my mood. Facebook was being outed at the time as a...
Drawing Cats

Drawing Cats

I go through periods where I draw almost daily. Then I run out of steam, run out of ideas, and I stop. I’m on a roll lately. I started doodling cats. I was particularly bad at drawing cats and it was frustrating as I love them so much. So, I decided to take the...

Little Ipsum

Last weekend, I attended DrupalCamp LA. This is an annual conference that is held on my campus, UC Irvine. It’s free and a great way to learn not only about Drupal but web technology in general. I’ve attended many technology conferences over the years...

Facebook and I are taking a break

Earlier this month, a news story emerged about how Facebook did an experiment on their users by manipulating their data feeds to see if they could manipulate their moods. They could. From the study they found: When you see more positive things, you post more positive...

Save 600 gallons of water per day by going vegan

I live in California. We are undergoing a severe drought and everyone is strongly encouraged to conserve water. I was talking to a friend recently about how to do this. I mentioned that eating a vegan (plant based) diet saves a lot of water, but I didn’t know...