Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for January 20 2022 – Obligation to Dead People

In this episode, I play a song by Mary Knickle; RIP Jon Kincaid, a mainstay of Atlanta radio for almost 40 years; I am reducing my obligation to dead people and their stuff; the amount of obligation I would pass on to my heirs is low so why feel more than that for myself; listener Grant Baciocco asks about my Obsidian organization strategy around repository; I have separated work and life except for a few deliberate points; I finally unsubscribed from Performance Anxiety but am greatly enjoying the Shot X Shot podcast.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for December 16 2021 – A Life Full of Boondoggle

In this episode, I play a song by the Flexapleasers; our modern lives are full of calls to action and it is fatiguing me; getting the message to the right audience is the whole problem; segmenting my email into humans and robots was a great decision; I don’t want email to send me signals; everyone that has mentioned using Obsidian to me has liked it; Johnny Decimal briefly intrigued me; organizing the new office is leading to analysis paralysis; Subproto hackerspace seems to have disappeared; I am the caretaker for my great-grandmother’s paintings.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for October 28 2021 – Welcome to the Meat Grinder

In this episode, I play a song by Scott Von Ryper; congratulation to Martina Hoshida on the birth of her daughter! listeners seem to like Obsidian; Bruce Lerner doesn’t like my take on Cory Doctorow; I’m leaning away from big ideas that don’t result in actions in my life; social media is full of moments of agitation with no action; Headspace is working to deal with sadness; I am reading much more including the Eternal Champions and the Bosch series as well as the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood novel.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 26 2021 – Bouncing Off Dana

In this episode, I play a song by Sarah Shook and the Disarmers; I figured out how to record shows 17 years into this podcast; batching shows has altered how I feel about the art of podcasting; Tiago Forte and his notion of the “slow burn” form of preparation is helping me greatly; I am listening to Death Sex & Money plus The Theory of Everything; I bounced off the Dana Carvey podcast; I am enjoying NDN Way and I don’t know why.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 19 2021 – There is No Middle

In this episode, I play a song by Shake Well; telemarketers are no longer a problem for me; the political social contract is violated asymmetrically; it is difficult for news media to gain trust and easy to lose it; I don’t even like the rhythm of cable news pundits; I like Cocaine and Rhinestones but his delivery gets to me; I like Home Assistant but hate its user community; Obsidian has the opposite dynamic in its community; Rockbox was more dysfunctional than my messed up then current day job.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for June 10 2021 – Podcasting by Pinata

In this episode, I play a song by The Royal Arctic Institute; goodbye to long time listener and friend of the show PJ Cabrera; I no longer have the Kasey Kasem dead dog dedication memorized; Tiago Forte and his Buildling a Second Brain method is changing how I work; slow burn is definitely better than big bang; “it’s not an interview it’s a conversation” isn’t a positive to me; Performance Anxiety remains on the cusp of unsubscription for me; cheap coffee from Aldi is better than some expensive coffee to me; bonus content is frequently of zero or negative value to me; podcasts can present a lot of jumping off points.

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for April 29 2021 – 99 Percent Contained

In this episode, I play a song by Tim Foljahn; three yard sales in four weeks is too many; I started listening to the Erasable and Cortex podcasts; I am now all in on Obsidian; I agree that GTD is good and yet I can never make it work for me; am I using the systems to avoid doing the work?; posting your beautiful bullet journal photos makes me less likely to use it; I am using PARA to organize my Obsidian files; Obsidian will replace Evernote in my life unless it fails me; the Cortex guys created the Theme System journal; my life is a mostly contained wildfire.

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