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Tim Ferriss' Reasons to Not Become Famous
Updated at February 09, 2020 at the 09th hour
Very real and intense article by a guy I've never heard of
Maybe it is the energy he and other celebs put out that attracts the fans and intense fans (crazies and stalkers). Freedom can be a boon for mental people in getting to their targets. Imagine that, some guy reading your posts from across the nation thinking you were saying he had to move in with you and actually going to do it. Fuckin' A, I know I would go get a gun license quickly right after that. The paranoia after that episode would be enough that you'd shoot to kill.
Steve Jobs was able to walk around without the intense shit like this, but his crowd was more people who like a product rather than the people/personality, so I guess his exposure was much more limited.
Making my own Eyeglasses
Updated at December 13, 2019 at the 09th hour
Couple of months ago I was inspired by a post called "Making my own glasses" (https://www.eidel.io/2019/04/24/making-my-own-glasses/) where the author goes to different optometrists to get different measurements of his eyes for medical certification for a pilot license. In the end, he buys a set of trial lenses and trial frames to measure the best parameters for eye glasses and he buys one.
I decided to buy trail lenses and a frame too. My motivation stemmed from the left lens on my new eyeglasses seeming to have the wrong parameters. Wearing them made my queazy after a month since the difference is subtle. I figured the optometrist got it wrong and must have changed the prescription from last time as my old glasses fit me super well. No queaziness. Maybe the eye doctor's assistant gave the wrong left eye parameter to the store I ordered from or they heard it wrong. I dunno. I got the old and new parameters so I could test them against the old and new glasses.
When I did receive the trial lenses and frame, I started playing around with spherical diopters then added some cylinders. I went to uncomfortable positive (black lenses) and then to ...