AJ Jacobs is getting ready to host the world's largest family reunion. He has invited Barack Obama, who is his aunt's fifth great aunt's husband's father's wife's 7th great nephew. And since you are AJ and Barack's cousin, you are invited, too!
Your browser doesn't support the HTML audio tag. You can still download the show, though! In each episode of Gweek, I invite a guest or two to join me in a discussion about recommended media, apps, and gadgets. This time my guests were: Janelle He￼ssig, a bay Area cartoonist and writer and the marketing director… READ THE REST
A.J. Jacobs, author of a number of excellent books about self-experimentation, is planning on hosting the world's largest family reunion. (The current record is held by by the Porteau-Boileve family in France: 4,514 relatives.) He's inviting as many relatives as he can, including former New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg who is A.J.'s wife's great-uncle's… READ THE REST
Your browser does not support the audio tag. This episode of Gweek is brought to you by MailRoute. Visit mailroute.net/gweek to start your free 15-day trial — No credit card required. In this episode, I talked to A.J. Jacobs, the author of some of my favorite books. In his 2005 book, The Know-It-All: One Man's… READ THE REST
Add another piece of bad news to COVID's destructive fallout: it might be further wrecking your eyesight. With so many of us working from home, the time many now spent in front of a screen is on a drastic rise, now reaching up to 13 hours a day or more. All those device screens just… READ THE REST
Sometimes, you run across an item that's so functional and necessary that you've gotta have it. Other times, you find something that's so wonderfully geeky that you've gotta have it. The sweet spot is when you can find something that scratches both of those distinct itches. These Star Trek edition KeySmart Pro Key Organizers with… READ THE REST
With so many different protocols, competing frameworks, and differences of opinion floating around, it's often tough for the text industry to come together and agree on virtually anything. However, time and circumstance can occasionally come together to codify a certain app, tool, or technique as the one true way to get things done. When it… READ THE REST