Author Archives: Bryan Logan

Bryan Logan

About Bryan Logan

I'm Bryan. I like to innovate things. These innovations may materialize as activities with the kids, new/easier/better ways of doing things, smartphone apps, or just funny blog posts. You can find me on Twitter and

Evaluating Software Support

Sometimes when evaluating a product, I submit a support request just to see how the company handles it. Here’s my experience so far: Me: I’m encountering this issue (and all the details). Also, if you click “Create a Ticket” and … Continue reading

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Reinventing: The Doorbell

At my new job, we have part of an office building.  The door leading to our section is locked.  It leads to a large room that’s our general meeting room, and then our offices are located along the outside wall.  … Continue reading

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How to use a new credit card with a chip

If you’re in the US, you may have gotten a new credit card that has a microchip built into it. With your old credit card, the steps to use it were: 1) Swipe And you may or may not sign … Continue reading

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Amazing Life Hacks 2: Return of Mediocrity

If you missed the previous Amazing Life Hacks, don’t worry.  You didn’t miss much.  I mean, you could read it it you wanted to.  But we’re back for another round of Life Hacks: Wifi signal isn’t strong and you have … Continue reading

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Working from home

I’ve been working at home for about a month and a half now.  With the sudden career transition, it’s been……different. I wouldn’t describe it as a “shock”, because stuff comes up and I just handle it. So to answer the … Continue reading

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Yes, we understand “for exposure” isn’t great

Some companies like to use people’s services and pay for them in terms of “exposure”.  Basically, it means that the person may get their name and work seen by a bunch of people.  If you’re thinking that’s probably a bad … Continue reading

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Tongue detection on mobile devices

I’ve been at my new job doing mobile development full-time for just over three weeks now.  Since I get to spend all day doing mobile stuff, I’ve learned a lot more about Android, iOS, and mobile in general. But the … Continue reading

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Leaving my job – Again

For my birthday, Amie got me a new red dress-up shirt and tie (amongst other things).  That’s because my old one was wearing out a bit and I needed dress up shirts for work.  Both of us are planners. We … Continue reading

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So what if it’s not a new idea?

Ecclesiastest 1:9b says, “There is nothing new under the sun.”  The Barenaked Ladies have a song called “It’s All Been Done“. Some people think that doing something that’s been done isn’t worthwhile.  In the last few weeks, I’ve seen multiple … Continue reading

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The pleasure of white socks

Ever have one of those small things you just look forward to even though it seems silly?  Mine is wearing white socks.  Since my job has a dress code where I need to wear and suit & tie, my socks … Continue reading

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