"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk."

- Thomas Edison

"If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong."

- Charles Kettering

"Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises."

- Demosthenes

22
Jul
2018

All These Hotel Rooms

All these hotel rooms. All these different and very temporary “homes” away from home. Small and cramped rooms. Spacious suites with kitchens. Some well-thought out. Others clearly an afterthought.

Newly built. Or old and worn. From properly renovated to badly in need of a fresh coat of paint to it...

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08
Jul
2018

An Ode to Napping

Martin Lanser

I love napping. A short nap in the afternoon. Or that nap on a lazy weekend. Especially that quick 15 minute nap on a stressful Tuesday.

It's interesting that I often feel more refreshed after a short nap, than after a night's sleep. Of course, I may just be imagining this. But the fact remains, a...

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30
Jun
2018

Side Projects

It's Saturday morning. Early morning. Coffee. Thinking. More coffee. Some browsing. And some more coffee with a side of more thinking about what to do today.

Reading. Browsing some more. Oh ... here's is an interesting blog post about uploading data from an IoT device to the cloud. More coffee.

I...

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16
Feb
2018

Yes ... I am an AFOL

Martin Lanser

OK ... It's time to fess up: I'm an Adult Fan of Lego (AFOL)! Big time AFOL! "Big time" as in I can spend hours "playing" with Lego, and as in having already spent way too much money on those small plastic bricks. Yes, I'm too far gone - I've lost my soul to tiny colorful plastic bricks.

But h...

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01
Jan
2018

Starting Over ... Yet Again!

OK ... here we go! ... again! Yes, I am again re-starting this blog. And yes, I again have this urge to write more ... a lot more. In fact, it's (almost) a carving or pent-up desire. Too much? Probably. Anyway, this is a New Year's Resolution that has been years in the making, so I'll definitely giv...

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