Marijuana Trumps Blackberries for Productivity… and Amazon Challenge

Marijuana Trumps Blackberries for Productivity… and Amazon Challenge

This guy gets more done than your CTO (photo credit: Indian Gypsy) My first article for Huffington Post made it onto the homepage today: Marijuana Trumps Blackberries for Productivity. Here is some food for thought: Millions of Blackberry users in the US were left without their favorite drug from 8pm EST Tuesday to 6am EST …

Get George Bush to Help You Skip Airport Lines

Get George Bush to Help You Skip Airport Lines

“And my concern, David, is several.” -George W. Bush, to NBC’s David Gregory, Washington, D.C., April 3, 2007 Good ‘ol GW was kind enough, prior to starting WWIII, to grant me express service at airports nationwide. That’ll be helpful when the time comes to escape. Five weeks ago, I applied for the controversial CLEAR registered …

Mastering the Low-Information Diet… and Pre-order Crisis!

Mastering the Low-Information Diet… and Pre-order Crisis!

Presenting “Mastering the Low-Information Diet” at the Web 2.0 Exposition in SF (Scott Beale / Laughing Squid) Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon… Eric Schmidt, Chairman of Google… Tim Ferriss?! Too surreal. I presented last Sunday at the Ignite portion of the huge Web 2.0 Expo, where two groups of speakers each gave 5-minute …

How to Test Your Dream Job II (Case Study: Me as Kentucky Horserace Gambler)

How to Test Your Dream Job II (Case Study: Me as Kentucky Horserace Gambler)

“It’s been my experience that folks with no vices have very few virtues.” -Abraham Lincoln I never bet. Well, usually not. I’ll never play craps or other games of chance, but I have bet on one type of sport in the past: UFC fights. And here’s the rub: I’ve never lost. Late last week I …

How to Lose 20 lbs. of Fat in 30 Days… Without Doing Any Exercise

How to Lose 20 lbs. of Fat in 30 Days… Without Doing Any Exercise

Fat Loss via Better Science and Simplicity It is possible to lose 20 lbs. of bodyfat in 30 days by optimizing any of three factors: exercise, diet, or drug/supplement regimen. I’ve seen the elite implementation of all three in working with professional athletes. In this post, we’ll explore what I refer to as the “slow-carb …