Fitbit Blaze Watch Review

I have a fitbit blaze watch. I am not a huge fan of it, mostly because it’s not very accurate. The GPS always gives me different readings for the same 6 mile run I regularly do, and the heart rate monitor is very slow to catch up to my current heart rate and is often off by 30-40 beats. I would recommend a different watch like the Apple Watch instead.

Artificial Intelligence Takeover Might Be a Good Thing

Most people believe that a scenario in which a new dominant species arose and possibly wiped out humanity to be a terrible thing. This is natural as we instinctually fight as hard as we can for our survival.

For the last few millions of years though our ancestors have evolved from one species to the next, each new version better fitted for survival and more competent. If you look at it from a larger perspective, AI would just be a new species birthed out of our own. AI could be our cosmic children, birthed to spread higher and higher versions of life through the the universe.

Project Euler

ProjectEuler.net is a really fun way to improve on your coding skills. I have worked through the first eight problems and am looking forward to working through the other 550. My programs are definitely not the most efficient solutions though, often taking quite a bit longer than the recommended one minute to solve.

Happy life

My advice for a happy life based on what works for me / research in general:
  1. Eat healthy every day
  2. Exercise every day
  3. Find a live in significant other
  4. Talk to a friend or family member daily
  5. Caffeine and alcohol are high interest short term loans, generally better to avoid
  6. Move on
  7. Build things you are passionate about
  8. Listen to other people
  9. Read good books

Dam Protestors Paid by Big Oil and Coal?

“Environmentalists” have been protesting dams for years even though they are enormously greener and better for the environment than coal or gas. Could big oil and gas secretly be backing the anti-nuclear and anti-dam protestors? My bet is yes.

Buy Learning Management System Software

If you are looking to buy learning management system software you should try RomyLMS.com. I built this system last year for Coalition Technologies and last month I made it accessible for consumer use. We’ve worked hard to make sure it is easier to use than any existing LMSs out there.

A big part of ease of use is how you navigate through a system. This is the Assignments page you see when you log in. The learner’s UI is really smooth, and the nav bar ensures you can’t get lost.

Learning Management System Software
Learning Management System Software

The image above shows the live consumer database, but there are actually two different offerings from RomyLMS.com. The first is the basic package:

  • Typical subscription SaaS pricing – $2 per user per month
  • Cloud based solution
  • All core LMS features
  • Great for employee training

The second option is buying a license for business use. This is a little bit pricier depending on what you are looking to get out of it, but can have huge upsides. This option provides:

  • Complete white-labeling
  • System customization – extra features, custom integrations, etc.
  • Can be utilized to train anyone – customers, channel sales, direct sales teams

If you are looking to buy learning management system software for anything other than training employees, then you will want to look at a sector called “extended enterprise”. This is just industry lingo for training outside of your organization. And that is exactly what the second option for buying RomyLMS provides.

It’s a lot easier for us to build a system to your specifications than it is to find an existing solution out there to meet all your needs. If your business has developers, we are more than happy to give them complete access to the source code so your system can evolve as your needs change.

Are you or someone you know looking to buy learning management system software? Contact us here, or take a look at the system by signing up for a free account here.

 

Lightning Fast Homepage

Coalition’s new homepage is going to be lightning fast! Very excited to get it done.

Employee Productivity

I think there are 4 levels of productivity an employee can have:

  1. Doing work

  2. Doing work + reporting on the work (let Joel know)

  3. Doing work + reporting on the work + providing insights on the work (make recommendations)

  4. Doing work + reporting on the work + providing insights on the work + taking action to improve the work based on insights (make necessary changes to systems and report to Joel).

Be a level 4 and you will receive Outstanding performance ratings, frequent raises and promotions.