Building a passion driven life

Having gone through quite a lot of changes on a personal level during the past two years, this quote by Jen Sutherland-Miller – taken from her blogpost F*ck Work-Life Balance – struck me as it’s exactly what I’ve been doing the last year:

I gave myself permission to say, “Yes,” to the things that inspire me and, “No,” to the things that no longer serve me.

It might give you a clue as to why I switched jobs, why I’m less active in Scouting than I used to be, why I’ve been following that many PADI Specialty Courses, and why I went on two diving holidays already this year, etc.

The Original iPhone CPU

The original iPhone used what was basically an off-the-shelf Samsung DVD player’s processor. It was such an underpowered piece of junk, it’s a miracle the iPhone ever worked. But thanks to some heroic effort in software, it was good enough. And it laid the groundwork for one of the most successful product families of all time.

Taken from Apple’s Bitcode Telegraphs Future CPU Plans which highlights the biggest, yet unnoticed, change announced at this year’s WWDC.