Pomodoro

I’ve just started experimenting with Pomodoro. Version 3.1 is available as a free download, though the more recent versions are commercial only. It’s customisable, so I’ve configured it to play a nice meditation timer bell (extracted from the free Meditation Timer.app). I used Applescript to make it run, though Pomodoro makes this process harder than […]

Buddhist jokes

A buddhist gives a £10 note to a hotdog vendor and says, “Make me one with everything…” When the vendor offers the buddhist his change, the buddhist declines, saying, “Change must come from within.” How many buddhist monks does it need to change a light bulb? None, because change must come from within. Change is […]

Quality of Life

According to a study conducted by Adrian White of the University of Leicester and reported in BusinessWeek, Austrians are the 3rd happiest nation in the world. Having lived in Vienna for 3 years I’d tend to disagree with that. It’s a wonderful place to live, but I wouldn’t say they people were particularly expressive about […]