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Here is an interesting exercise in grayscale image processing, The goal is to remove some (nearly) horizontal lines from a scanned image, so that it is not obvious that the lines were ever there. The image is a pencil drawing that has relatively light pencil marks over dark lines that were printed on a ruled pad. The subject is Dave Carman, a venerable Exum Mountain Guide in Grand Teton National Park.
I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some of my findings:
What has died is any acknowledgement of expertise as anything that should alter our thoughts or change the way we live.
So many books, so little time. With this in mind, the Amazon Books editors set out to compile a list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime. We had a few goals when we started out: We wanted the list to cover all stages of a life (which is why you’ll find children’s books in here), and we didn’t want the list to feel like homework. Of course, no such list can be comprehensive – our lives, we hope, are long and varied – but we talked and argued and sifted and argued some more and came up with a list, our list, of favorites.
Do whatever you want.
Don’t take VC because Twitter did. Don’t piss off investors because 37signals likes to. Do whatever you want, whatever works best for you, what makes you the most comfortable and seems like the best idea. Do what you love.
What’s the worst that can happen? You’ll fail?
“No, just you. I made this whole universe for you. With each new life you grow and mature and become a larger and greater intellect.”