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About Tim Kingfisher Imaging

Wearing Out Willpower: edfail!

http://www.cbc.ca/strangeanimal/2011/07/19/why-do-we-lack-will-power/ So, forcing people to constantly modify their behavior wears out their willpower and causes measurable deficiencies in their mental abilities. You can expect a 10-30% decrease in mental skills if you wear people out by forcing them to waste their willpower on maintaining arbitrary social norms..... how do we…

Digital Serfs

This topic has come up before, but I've been rehashing it in my mind over the past day or two after having a twitter-talk with @innovativeedu.She posted a blog on using Facebook in class. Before last semester, I would probably have read it, nodded, and moved on.Last semester I found…

Lobo Loco Water Is Life Summer Rally

We just spent a delightful dam day riding north and west from where we live looking for water themed locations for this year's Lobo Loco all-season Water is Life rally. If you find that your riding is a bit aimless, or you're always showing up at the same places over…

Iceland Travel Photography

From a ten day stay over in Iceland on our way to the UK this past summer (July, 2017).  We travelled for three days around the south east travelling as far as Vik and then did a week with family friends up and over the north coast to Akureyri and beyond…

Scrambling Versys Thoughts

Some home-made Versys diagrams of what a high/scramblertype exhaust might look like - it looks good!  I have to wonderwhy Kawasaki never did this with the bike...A more all round capable Versys...The asymmetrical nature of the rear shock (only visible from the right side of the bike) means that, aesthetically, a high…

Motorcycle Purchases on Kijiji

A Good Kijiji Week Last week a pair of Alpinestar boots popped up on Kijiji that happened to be just my size.  The Alpinestars I have are totally next level, so the chance to own a second pair for the price of tax on a new pair was impossible to…