Subsonic for OSX Update

I was finally able to find time to update Subsonic-Fluid with support for Subsonic 6. You can find the new script in the existing repo.

https://github.com/rossbates/subsonic-fluid

Please make sure to use the subsonic6.js version. I’m leaving the old version in the project just in case someone still needs it.

Now if we could only get the last.fm bug in the v6 HTML player fixed all would be well in the universe once again. Please let me know if you have any questions or run into any issues.

Making Space

I’ve started a new practice to help with my productivity and clarity of thought. First a little background.

Like many I’m most productive first thing in the morning. My routine is simple: wake up, meditate, coffee, write or code, and finally news & breakfast. I’ve found sometimes if I’m not inspired to write or code I’ll jump straight into news & breakfast.

To counter this I’ve begun to reverse the cycle using a specific tactic. Now if I ever decide to skip the creative part of my morning, I’ll instead begin the consumption cycle by removing sources from it. Delete a feed, unfollow a user, unsubscribe from an email list.

There’s a wonderful cumulative effect at work here. Day after day the more distractions I remove, the more space I find in my head for creativity and free thinking. The next time you feel distracted don’t look for ways to fight through it. Instead look for ways to remove the distractions from your life once and for all.

The Easy Route

If you feel you’ve reached an impasse, remember that often you can overcome irrationality with creativity.

I wrote this down one night after putting the kids to bed. It reminds me that in a disagreement digging your heels into the ground is always the easiest route you can to take. It’s often the most stressful too. Sometimes it’s the foresight to take things in a different direction that’s the sign of strength.

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