When pursuing a new creative project or overcoming a problem, thinking in analogies can be a beneficial strategy. Analogies enable parallel thinking, enabling the transfer of experience and expertise from one domain into another.
Understanding the difference and how to use process, profile, material, factory, and quality settings in Simplify 3D version 4.
We're bombarded with information day in and day out. But how much impact could we have by just bringing existing helpful information to life using practical means instead of consuming yet another new idea?
Exploring the power of identifying the next most valuable step you can take for each of your projects.
Options for becoming more intentional with your time, energy, and attention.
Exploring the time it takes to be human during your workday and resetting your expectations for productivity.
Why taking small breaks during your workday might be the secret to feeling more recharged and doing better work.
Learn about my work with Onward.ly to create a tool to help people learn and practice the habit of self-awareness and self-efficacy.
Learn about my work with Workit to help every person accelerate their growth and realize their potential.
Exploring the power of external commitments for accountability.
Exploring the power of sharing in public to share your wisdom and impact with the people around you.
Learn about my work with Tools For Humanity to create a world where everyone has the tools for living a life well lived.
Hey there! I'm Adam. Welcome. Welcome to my personal website where you can learn more about me, my projects, and my ideas. Mission My current mission is to help every person have the inner tools and resources they need to live an authentic fulfilling lives and support other people in
The power of breaking down batches to make hard work more approachable.
Options for changing unhelpful struggle into a helpful challenge and the joy of flow.
Exploring the power of holding space and time for yourself and your growth and potential.
Exploring the power of sharing your resources with the people around you.
Exploring the power of scaling your impact by documenting your resources and sharing them with the people around you.
Understanding how serendipity really works in the real world.
Understanding fulfillment and options for having more fulfillment in your life and work.
Options for finding your authentic vision for work and life for a life you love living.
A brief history of how tools enabled our current version of humanity.
Learn why I'm making Tools for Humanity to support other people's wellness (and hopefully my own too).
Exploring how biasing to action and learning by doing can help you overcome getting stuck and find a path foward.
Exploring the power of taking sabbaticals from your life and work.
Demo of my hackathon to create an Appreciation Photobooth at work to make it easier to appreciate co-workers. 2nd place overall winner.
Exploring the power of ready options.
Learn about how GitHub Actions can help save you time and automate toil so you can focus on more meaningful work.
Demo of my hackathon project to help developers get onboarding more quickly and effectively with Waffle.io.
A guide with ideas and tips for finding more time for focus and meaningful work.
Demo of my hackathon to recommend which elevator to select at work.
A project to help you park your car irresponsibly close to the garage door, with only inches to spare.
Check out TinkurLab's custom-designed 3D printed pegboard tool holders.
Demo of my hackathon to create an interactive LED display that allows people to add and remove words to a public wall art installation. 1st place overall winner.
Demo of my hackathon to create a Pull Request bumper for Hubot that shows open GitHub Pull Requests that were mentioned in a team’s chat flow.
Demo of my hackathon to create a Jenkins Build Watcher for Hubot that watches an active build in Jenkins and provides updates when the build completes.
Demo of my hackathon to create an Out of Office for Hubot that lets people know when you’re out of the office or busy.
Learn about TinkurWash, a talking dishwasher.
My observations and takeaways from attending the O'Reilly Solid Conference in 2014.
Tinkurlab is going spatial! We’re adding maps and spatial data to our visualization techniques. Keep reading for the first foray into mapping…ski slopes! ——– You’ve heard it all before. “This run would totally be a green out west.” “This resort isn’t as hard as my home mountain.
My love letter to Post-It notes with seven reasons I still love using Post-It notes instead of fancy tools and technology.
A collection of sticks and tee shirts based on agile, scrum, kanban, devops, chatops, and lean practices.
How quickly time goes by. It seems like we only just completed Das Bot v1.0, but with Oktoberfest 2012 quickly approaching we started one of the biggest projects we’ve completed to date – Das Bot 2.0. Instrumented beer on a grand scale! The final setup, ready for the
www.FourFramesBooth.com I love photographs. Their ability to capture a single candid moment of life. The play of light – black, white, shades of grey. Reminders of the people, places, and things that make life special. Ever since my friend Jim introduced me to photography as a teenager, I’ve
While BBQ Lab captures all sorts of good data – its equally important to make that data into useful information that can easily be used. While BBQ Lab has always used Google Charts for visual graphs and trending, BBQ Lab v1.3 included quite a few new visualizations including the new
Oktoberfest is a big thing – BFD – in our household. We love beer, we love sausage, and we love hanging out with our friends. So what better way to celebrate those things then an annual Oktobesfest party. Our first “Fest” was held one week before my wife and I got married
My wife – Val – and I love food. We love to cook it, eat it, and share it with others. And one of my favorite foods is BBQ. So a few years ago, we purchased a small smoker to try our hand at making some BBQ. So first, let’s talk