Ted Hardy

My life, my work and my fun.

Aug 18, 2019

My Worst-kept Secret

My Worst-kept Secret

It's true; I've converted. Despite my upgringing, I've decided to leave it all behind. No longer will I be held back by my upbringing. I have thrown off the shackles and embraced a

Jan 21, 2019

Experience the Sun

Experience the Sun

Wake up, check email, brew some hot tea, hit the bathroom and sit down to listen to today's episode my favorite podcast. Its a holiday, but only half the family is here, so

Dec 22, 2018

Music as Meditation

Music as Meditation

From my earliest memories, music has flowed through my ears, my mouth and my mind. It was omnipresent, wherever I went. If I wasn't performing, I was listening to it through a stereo

Feb 10, 2018

Liquid Calories

Liquid Calories

About 5.5 years ago, ArsTechnica gave me the best belated birthday present I think I have ever received... a review of Soylent. I had been hearing about the drink for a while

Feb 6, 2018

No, there is too much. Let me sum up...

No, there is too much. Let me sum up...

I'm in charge of software development, but I don't develop software. This often surprises people who don't understand how technology roles diverge as you chose a management track. We become experts on projects

Feb 5, 2018

A deeper look at an iPad workflow

A deeper look at an iPad workflow

Apps are great, but they're not everything. How you decide to use those apps is as much about being effective in doing your work on an iPad. Thinking back to iOS 3, when

Feb 4, 2018

It’s an App-world Afterall

It’s an App-world Afterall

Its iOS; its all about the apps. That's the frame of reference you have to keep in mind, if you're considering switching over to use an iPad for your primary computing device. The

Feb 3, 2018

The least-popular iPad... ever

The least-popular iPad... ever

The Mac has been officially retired... but why would I pick the least popular iPad, at least in terms of sales, as my replacement device? If no one typically buys this, isn't that

Feb 2, 2018

The new mobile office

The new mobile office

We all have workflows that we like to keep, as interruptions to them tend to make us less productive. Changing how we work, when well planned, is likely to ultimately increase our productivity,

Sep 29, 2017

Pouring my own pint #tinychallenges

Pouring my own pint #tinychallenges

Ireland was a fantastic vacation. 8 days and change of touring around the entire island cannot be beat, unless its even more time in the emerald isles. When my wife was planning out