Sailors and other military personnel. Medical residents. Students. Truck drivers. Software developers. All are known to experience extended periods without sleep, required by their jobs or circumstances. Others can’t sleep even when they want or need to. But lack of sleep can have serious implications for the affected individual and for those around them, and often, the sleep-deprived person doesn’t even realize that they are performing at a sub-par level. How to Sleep
Here’s a fascinating story about how avocado growers in California are looking to coffee as their next crop as their trees age and the climate changes: Your Coffee Is From Where? California?
Since June 1995 I’ve operated my own domain on the Internet. Running web, email, and DNS servers has turned into a full time job, at least if you want them to be reliable and secure, and I already have a full time job. During the month of December 2013 I am shutting down my servers and moving to commercial providers in order to spend more time with my family, and not have to make hard choices when hardware fails or critical patches are released. What you see here is the new mellis.com web presence, hosted by WordPress.