All posts by Jon Wellman

Servant of God / husband to @jamywellman / daddy / worship pastor / blogger / pianist / guitarist / Mac guy / a fool relying eternally on the grace of God / DV

The Dangers of Going Through Records – Grace in Remembering

filesYou ever go through paperwork or files and get reminded of something awful? Happened to me the other day.

As I get older, I am feeling the need to simplify. Get rid of clutter. Part of that is manifesting in a renewed desire to go paperless. I’ve been an Evernote user for a while, and, while the service has its quirks, I like how simple it is to save things and forget them.

Until my organizing turns to Evernote itself, and I see files that I’ve kept, and get reminded of painful things. Continue reading

Wearables, Star Trek, and Voices in My Head

listenOn the way to work the other morning, I listened to a tech podcast where a discussion regarding Nike’s apparent exit from the wearables category ensued. The consensus among the panel was that smartwatches and other wearable tech just needed to find the right form factor and function to gain an audience.

Google Glass. Galaxy Gear. Pebble’s viability. Apple (maybe) imminent iWatch. The tech news about wearables is chock full of stories about who will get it right. Which device will strike the balance between usability and form?

However, as I have said before on #NoCamo, there is an aspect of wearables that is being (largely) overlooked.

Voice commands. Continue reading