A blog post!

This is my first blog post in a very long time. I used to be on Livejournal, now I have installed WordPress on my own website. To be honest, I probably won’t post much here either. Small thoughts go on Twitter. Other stuff goes on Facebook. Still, this is my new blog, full of my old blog posts, and maybe I will even add stuff to it.

Heres something interesting to get us going again.  I’m an insomniac. I don’t often get to bed before 2am, and it’s frequently nearer 4am. I use the computer most of that time when I should be sleeping, and the bright monitor does nothing to help me get to bed. Three days ago I was shown a very useful tool, F.Lux which cleverly alters the colour temperature (not the brightness) of my display as night draws in. Colour temperature describes the relative brightness of the primary colours to each other. My monitor is normally set to a colour temperature of 6500K but with f.lux installed it is gradually changed over the course of an hour each evening to a temperature of 3400K.  It’s early days, but sleep has been much easier and earlier for the last two nights so I am hopeful that it will continue to help.

f.lux can be downloaded from http://stereopsis.com/flux/

Author: Latentexistence

The world is broken and I can't fix it because I am broken. I can, however, rant about it all and this is where I do that when I can get my thoughts together. Most of the time you'll find my words on Twitter rather than here though. I sometimes write for Where's The Benefit too.

One thought on “A blog post!”

  1. Interesting program! I’ve heard that it’s generally best not to use the computer too soon before going to bed. I might try that out and see what happens, I’m far too inclined to stay up on Twitter or whatever rather than going to bed when I should!

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