• #Thought

    Honesty is ALWAYS the Best Policy

    Background Many, may people will give (and sometimes charge) for advice on how to be successful. So far, in my 15+ year career, I’ve found that being honest is the easiest and best way to be successful… no influencer model required. Really? Yep. Could probably stop here, but I’ll elaborate a little bit. First off, lying is actually quite hard, especially if you intend to be good at it. One has to keep track of who was told what, and the further you get into the trail of lies, the more ‘lie management’ is needed. What about a ‘white lie’ here or there? Maybe that works for you sometimes, but…

  • #Tech

    For the Maker: Portable Gaming Machine… Look out Nintendo! Hello ODROID-GO Gaming Kit!

    Want a fun — some assembly required — portable gaming experience? How about something that’s kid friendly and a great intro for how hardware tech works? If so, keep reading… Quick Background I first discovered ODROID a couple years back when researching computer boards. A computer board is a mini computer on a board, usually running an ARM processor and designed for Makers and Tinkerers. They can be insanely cheap ($5 USD), and are built to be mostly open source (more on the importance of this in another post) and accessible. I’ll likely have a post on compute boards in the future… stay tuned 😏. For ODROID’s 10-year anniversary they…

  • #Sponsored,  #Tech,  #Thought,  Uncategorized

    Affiliate Link Policy:

    If you see a link labeled AL or (AL), it’s an affiliate link and I make a tiny amount of money if you decide to purchase something. It pays for the site and I’m not getting rich 😭. I do really appreciate the support, you can also support the site here. About the author: Andrew lives in Portland, OR and has worked in tech for over 15 years. With a foundation in philosophy, political theory, and communications, he is an avid thinker & tinkerer, constantly learning and exploring the world around us. Originally published on andrewjneumann.com and is best viewed in person. Support | About Andrew | About Site |…

  • #Sponsored

    Sponsor Policy:

    Sponsor Policy: If I write sponsored content, it’s clearly labeled as such. I’ll even provide a content tag for it. That being said, you’re still getting my honest opinion and I don’t agree to censoring or prior review of content prior to posting. It’s also highly likely I currently already use the content of a sponsored post. About the author: Andrew lives in Portland, OR and has worked in tech for over 15 years. With a foundation in philosophy, political theory, and communications, he is an avid thinker & tinkerer, constantly learning and exploring the world around us. Originally published on andrewjneumann.com and is best viewed in person. Support |…

  • #Politics,  #Sponsored,  #Tech,  #Thought,  Uncategorized

    Third Party Hosted Content Policy:

    I may offer mirroring of files used in a project or on a thought piece; I will also include first party links. I mirror them for archival purposes (things on the Internet tend to disappear) so people can access to the awesome thing you created (especially in the future). If you discover something of yours hosted and don’t want me to mirror it, please provide me with proof of original ownership, my link to the file, and the link to the post you found it on. I attempt to link to the parent content of the file(s) if possible, not directly link to the file. This also helps you get…

  • #Politics,  #Sponsored,  #Tech,  #Thought,  Uncategorized

    Posting Timelines

    The posting goal going forward is one (1) long form essay (500+ word) or technical discussion per week in addition to one to three (1-3) short from posts a week. Long form should be out by Saturday morning, ideally Friday afternoon. This is a work in progress, so bare with me. Soft launch 09/30/2019! If there’s something you’d like to me write about, let me know here. About the author: Andrew lives in Portland, OR and has worked in tech for over 15 years. With a foundation in philosophy, political theory, and communications, he is an avid thinker & tinkerer, constantly learning and exploring the world around us. | Please…