Skip to main content

Amazing People - Inspire Yourself

People are amazing. No matter how many times I say it, no matter what I see (and I've seen a lot), this statement doesn't change. People have so much in them. There is potential in each and every single human being. People have the ability to great... and terrible things. The human is certainly an unpredictable, exciting, dangerous, and wonderful.

But to me, one of the most incredible thing a human can do for another is: inspire.

When you inspire someone, you not only give them something to do, but you instil a certain part of you in them. You breathe a new life into them. You give them something worth doing, and believing in. So, to commemorate these incredible people who inspire others, here are some videos of I've found on YouTube that will simply amaze you, and I hope that perhaps one of these will inspire you today, and change you a little.

Nick Vujicic


Nando Parrado

Jessica Cox

 Randy Pausch (RIP)

Ben Underwood (RIP)



Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Wordpress Illdy Jumbotron Video Background

Having an animated background for your homepage is something that a lot of people would like to do. For Content Management Systems (CMSs) like WordPress, it gets a tad more complicated as you're working within a preset frame. Luckily, I like the idea of an animated background too. And I like to do it easily. But before you attempt this, you need to get the prerequisites set. 1) Get WordPress installed on your webhost. 2) Install the theme 'Illdy' 3) Upload your video that you'd like to play onto your YouTube channel. Once you do these things, you're ready.

Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 + Windows 10 Issue [Resolved]

So, I installed Windows 10 after reading about it and getting over the insane amount of data Windows mines from you . I figured that most companies do something like this and Microsoft just so happens to be quite candid about it -- after it was brought to light by someone on a site which shall not be named (I'm sure those of you who know can guess). Be that as it may, my Lenovo G580  stopped being able to reach the Internet and I clicked on my WiFi was grayed out and could not, would not connect to my wireless connection no matter what I did. Luckily I managed to resolve it through a workaround. So, if you're stuck then you should just follow the instructions. This should work for any WiFi connectivity issue (you just have to download the drivers that pertain to your particular WiFi hardware model. Mine just happens to be the Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 .

Installing Open Biblio on Third-Party Webserver

So, you've decided to use Open Biblio the free online library system? But, you want to attach it to a website that you're hosting outside of your building (somewhere on the Internet). Why would you want to do this? Well, I find that in-house servers can be a cumbersome thing to maintain. You have to ensure that backups are properly working and scheduled. If something happens, and your server goes down, it's your responsibility to ensure it gets up and working. It takes up space. It uses bandwidth. I could go on and on and on. So, hosting it elsewhere resolves most of these problems. The most distinct disadvantage is it's advantage; it's not in your hands. So if something happens to your external server, then you're screwed. So get a good web service. Here, I have taken the trouble in actually setting up Open Biblio on a third-party server since I already have an external webserver and don't want to clutter my personal one with this. It's not ha