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SETT's First Non-Tynan Blogger

Time for a SETT update. Let's eat our dessert first and start with the big news-- my good friend and really sharp tech entrerpreneur, Daniel Odio, is officially the first person to switch to SETT. He's been incredibly supportive and helpful ever since we began working on SETT, so it made sense to have him be the first to use it. 

Eventually we'll open SETT up and everyone will be able to use it, but I wanted to hand pick the first few bloggers to make sure that I had people whose blogs I'd be happy to promote. DanielOdio.com is one of those blogs.

Daniel is one of really very few people I'd call a champion. I have no exact definition for the word, but it's basically a cross between being a total hustler who's always getting stuff done, and being an awesome person. Daniel is one of the most resourceful and industrious people I've met, as well as being one of the kindest and most proactively friends people I've known. 

Dread and Uncertainty Cause Us to Overestimate How Long Things Take

I'm on a late flight back from Vegas, I didn't get enough sleep, and I'm exhausted. I hadn't done my German tape for the day yet, so I put my headphones in, propped my head against the window, closed my eyes, and did it. I'm sure my neighbor, if she could hear my stilted German mumbles, thought I was crazy.

I finished the tape and the captain announced that we were forty minutes from our destination. Factoring in the time it takes to do the final descent, where I won't be allowed to use my computer, that gives me about fifteen minutes of time to make use of.

My first inclination, tired as I am, is to waste the time. Close my eyes and take a lttle nap, read a book on my phone, listen to some music, or just flip through screens on my phone aimlessly. Fifteen minutes seems way too short for me to write a blog post.

But then I think about how tired I'm going to be if I get home and still have to write the post. Begrudgingly, I whip out the laptop. May as well outline the post or get the intro down or something. Now I've got more of a post written than I thought I'd get done in fifteen minutes.

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