Author: The Deletist

Deathdays

My family and I make a point of getting together, or supporting each other, on my father’s deathday.  Somehow we decided organically to acknowledge the day he died, instead of his birthday.  We didn’t plan it this way, it just…

YouTube The New Age Learning Centre

YouTube is a platform where people can share videos with each other.  The content varies dramatically from how-to videos to advertisements to entertainment, and everything in between.  And it’s all free, at least for now. Over the years I’ve found…

Selecting an App

Every time I find myself spending too much time, or taking too many steps, to accomplish one thing, I think to myself, “there must be an app for that.”  And then I pick one that looks good.  Too often I’m…

Silly Scraps: The Digital Edition

Last week one of my readers posted an insightful comment, reminding me of some terrific technology solutions for dealing with silly scraps of paper. The first option is to avoid getting the paper by receiving things electronically instead.  Many companies now have…

Silly Scraps of Paper

I’ve been trying hard to become more electronic in my daily interactions and transactions, but at the end of the day I still seem to have loads of paper in my pockets and wallet.  I’ve tried to set up some…