The wait for the Messiah® is over!

GENMES

Hubris one leads to you buying round two.

Everybody strophe!

Yes, that really does say “HE’BREW: The chosen beer.”

Now to find out if it is any good. If it is like most religions, it will probably have sort of dry, sort of bitter aftertaste, and consuming too much of it will leave you less than coherent and prone to do stupid things only to claim afterwards that the beer made you do it.

Courtesy of Schmaltz Brewing Company via the beverage center.

Stupid ideas, or how Evernote sold me on OneNote

I am, or was, a pretty dedicated Evernote user. Not hardcore, but I keep grocery lists as I think of things, track PLUs at the grocery store, jot down dreams in the middle of the night to add them to a dream journal the next day, track code snippets, book recommendations, things to explore, all those little things where I needed to note something down, and all across devices, no matter where I am.

This worked just fine until last weekend. I was sitting on a plane, with no particular need to pay for WiFi since I was mostly reading, when I had an idea. So grabbed my iPad to record it and was greeted with a message telling me I had to upgrade my account to access my notes while offline. I could neither edit old ones nor add new ones.

I was … annoyed.

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