The internet of trust

The internet of trust

I’m getting ready to write my first near-future novel and as research and inspiration, I’m reading and re-reading some tech books. One of the books I’ve been reading is Bruce Schneier’s Click Here To Kill Everybody. Something that I found...
NaNoWriMo Redux

NaNoWriMo Redux

It is now two days after NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month. One should probably say the International Novel Writing Month, but that’s neither here nor there. As I’ve mentioned many times before, I like to take part in NaNoWriMo, largely because...

Lost in the woods

It’s NaNoWriMo, and I failed to plan enough ahead enough to have all the blog posts done. I’m writing a secondary world fantasy roughly modeled after Finland during the last Finnish Crusades in roughly the same area. I am so far behind but still determined...
Oura

Oura

I’ve been trying to fix my sleeping habits for a while now. I’m a natural night-owl. I have a day job, which means that at least five times a week I need to wake up early if I want to get home in time to get my writing work in.  I work two desk jobs which means that...
Rollercoasters

Rollercoasters

I like to ride rollercoasters as a form of stress relief. There’s something beautiful about that spike of fear and joy that you get in a good coaster. I live fairly close to the Linnanmäki amusement park in Helsinki and that fact was a major player in our choice...
The cost of owning less

The cost of owning less

About a month ago I bought a bag. This bag, specifically. I needed a backpack that I could use to carry a laptop and my gym gear at the same time. It didn’t hurt that the one I landed on could also act as one-bag travel luggage for me. It’s basically a bag that does...