September Notes

Addlepated ~ being mixed up : confused : eccentric.

Prat ~ an incompetent, stupid, or foolish person; an idiot. Or a person’s buttocks.

Sisyphean ~ of, relating to, or suggestive of the labors of Sisyphus specifically : requiring continual and often ineffective effortg to a task that can never be completed.

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king who annoyed Zeus with his trickery. As a consequence, he was condemned for eternity to roll a huge rock up a long, steep hill in the underworld, only to watch it roll back down.

Tantalize ~ to tease or torment by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach. Tantalus was condemned to stand beneath fruit-laden boughs, up to his chin in water. Whenever he bent his head to drink, the water receded, and whenever he reached for the fruit, the branches moved beyond his grasp.

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Schacket ~ a hybid halfway between a shirt and a jacket thick enough or light enough to be worn as either

Minimum Effective Dose (MED) ~ the smallest dose that will produce the desired outcome (this is also known as the “minimum effective load.” Anything beyond the minimum effective dose is a waste.

Gamification ~ the strategic attempt to enhance systems, services, organizations, and activities in order to create similar experiences to those experienced when playing games in order to motivate and engage users.

Many things (other than the food you eat) can affect your blood sugar (e.g. sleep, stress, exercise, hormones). Blood sugar essentially ‘floats on top’ of the fat in the body so provides an indication of all the fuels in the body.

What is a circle of competence?
How do you know when you have one? How do you build and maintain one? How do you operate outside of one?

Soba ~ buckwheat

I need to know more about cyber currencies.

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