Tellurium (52)

This is my personal homage to the late Oliver Sacks (1933-2015), a genius who use the periodic table of elements to trace his birthdays. He reached element 82 (Lead), let’s hope to go further in that path – Einsteinium or Fermium will be good.

My 3X3 Workout Routine

I’m struggling to find a way to conciliate my need for a homemade work-out routine and all the other family-related activities; I’m a regular commuter, so the timeframe for my training is after 8 PM when I finally get back home. Setting up a regular activity is also a must, so I’ve found a compromise between all these factors. As they say, it’s not perfect but it works.

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One year challenge – 2019

11 Feb 1938, Haringay, Outer London, London, England, UK — A scene of a television production of, or Rossum’s Universal Robots, by Czech playwright Karel Capek, which introduced the term “Robot” into many of the world’s languages. (l to r) Connaught Stanleigh, Derek Bond, Larry Silverstone and front, Evan John — Image by © BBC/Corbis

This is a different post, scheduled to go live on December 31th, 2019. It’s different because it has been written thru a whole year, starting December 30th, 2018.

The basic idea is to keep track of my physical workout, to understand better what happened, and to help me to stay focused. I will turn 52 next February, so it’s time to build better foundations for my old age.

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What Patreon means for all of us

Yesterday was the #thankyoupatrons day, and it’s easy to understand the reference; from the Patreon organization, I got an email, with this text:

The creators you love will say it better, but we want to say a little something too. You, you beautiful patrons, are changing the world. There are 4 million of you, and collectively, you’ve paid creators over $1 billion dollars. That’s incredible. Together, you’re changing the way art is valued and created. On behalf of creators and artists everywhere, thank you for being a patron.

Setting aside all the reasons because I became a patron, these few words are one of the best news I got in the last few days. People are helping people to create a significant number of creators that relate directly to their fans. It’s just wonderful.

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