2020 July 9
Well These past few days have been about making little improvements to the site. I have tightened up the layout for the posts page a...
Budget Challenge: Retirement
2020 June 30
I am having a pleasant time figuring out next month’s budget. I have set myself on an ambitious goal of setting aside more money for...
Assess Your Home Office Setup
2020 June 27
I came upon Herman Miller’s site and they have a web app that evaluates your work from home setup. If you’re experiencing discomfo...
How I Review Gear
2020 June 26
I love gadgets and I like how they help they help make my life easier on several aspects. I love bags in particular and over the pas...
Photos for the Week
2020 June 15
Here are some photos I shared in 500px and EyeEm. Have a great week everyone! Update: July 3, 2020 - Fix...
From the Armchair: It's All About Intent
2020 June 9
I don’t think this would have been a great time to introduce another bill that seeks to restrict or categorize activities. We are ...
Trevor Noah - George Floyd and the Dominos of Racial Injustice
2020 June 7
This gives proper context to the protests that are happening right now in the US. I had encountered the term social contract when I ...
Timbuk2 Mission Sling
2020 June 4
One of my goals last year was to bring as little as possible with me so I could be less encumbered while travel or commute to work. ...
Feel Good Sunday
2020 May 24
I’ve been seeing this circulating this past week. And it says it’ll make your day. :) Source Kotaku If you miss the excitement o...
Fix Your Routine for Less Stress and More Productivity
2020 May 22
Subtitled “I Am Stressed, So I Am Re-Assessing My Routine”. This is will be an article-in-progress. Please check back from time to t...
2020 May 21
I want to go here, hopefully in the near future. 😊 A very short guide to Union Glacier Camp from Studiocanoe on Vimeo. Photo b...
Keeping Cool While Working from Home During Summer
2020 May 7
Summer days while working from home can feel like working in a sauna. I live in a condo where you essentially only have windows on o...
When in isolation, moisturize
2020 April 26
It seems that this year might only be defined by two seasons: lockdown and post-lockdown. From what I have read and watched we won’t...
Worth It? Indomie Salted Egg Noodles
2020 April 24
This is actually my first video review! And it’s something that just I made at the spur of the moment. I wanted to see if I could pr...
2020 January 20
Websites When I started out my career I’ve just maintained one website, ferlinhicarte.com which was both my portfolio site and my bl...
Well Considered: Timbuk2 Q Laptop Backpack
2018 October 16
First things first, this is my initial impression of the bag. This bag is a gift for my Godson for his graduation, and I have heard ...
Music: It's About Power and Purpose
2017 July 25
I find myself rewatching this 2012 SXSW keynote speech of Bruce Springsteen. I recall a recent conversation with some fellow. He ...
2016 August 20
Usually I do not prefer going to concerts. I don’t like the loud music because it hurts my ears, the unequal sound distribution beca...
My Music Manifesto
2016 August 10
Note: This will be an evolving post as I try and put all my thoughts to words. I think long and write slow unfortunately. To begin ...