What I learned this week, November 25, 2011

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The last thing in the world I need is another weird time-sucking project. But I want to build a Harmonigraph. What I want to do is to build a four-pendulum harmonigraph, like this one:

Now, what I want to build is one that moves a camera and a light so that it makes digital photographs instead of pens on paper. Painting with light.

Thanks Carrie.

Images by Ursus Wehrli, from Tidying up Art

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A Master Plan for Taking Back Control of Your Life

  1. Make more of your behaviors automatic.
  2. Take yourself out of harm’s way.
  3. Whatever you feel compelled to do, don’t.
  4. Sleep as much as you must to feel fully rested.
  5. Do the most important thing first in the morning.
  6. Eat energy rich foods in small doses at frequent intervals.
  7. Do one thing at a time.
  8. Work in sprints.