Harmony Coffee (roasted by Single Origin Roasters). 107-121 Quay St, Haymarket. I’d walked past this a few times: the counter is a bit of a distance back from the street, and it’s not immediately clear that the coffee served here is anything to talk about. How wrong I was; the coffee is roasted by Single […]
[disassociated] ten mental rules for puzzle solving – a tiny gem.
How to Read a 291-Page Book in Two Hours (this only really works for non-fiction, and would work especially well for business books). I’ve found myself taking this kind of approach more and more in the last year or two, as there are books that I need to be familiar with, but not necessarily to […]
Lavazza coffee. 9 Padstow Pde, Padstow. This casts the mind back to cafes of 10 years ago. Straightforward menu, laminated and spiral bound/ Tiled floor, simple, functional furniture. The decaf, though, took me utterly by surprise. Not since a cafe up in Kew have I seen 30mL of instant coffee made up, and then foamed […]
Wanting to back up your tweets, and your friends’ tweets? you can with this tool, and Google reader, though it does tend to overwhelm the rest of the RSS feeds!
[ swiss miss ] simplify – a low-tech way to make your remote controls easier to work with.
Jordan sent me a link to this story about The Wilderness of Childhood, which reminded me of an article that showed a map of the extent of child-roaming from one generation to the next. It seems that the current generation of children will never know the joy of roaming the neighbourhood on their BMX bikes, […]
Making the case for shifting into surge mode to accomplish large tasks.
Some new quotes to suggest the old Edward Tufte adage that PowerPoint is dumbing down our decisions
A couple of community-based cafe review sites: Beanhunter and decaf sucks which is twitter based, though doesn’t (at time of writing) have much content in Sydney.