I love being alive in 2018. I grew up in a strange environment where my mother believed she was meant for the era of Jane Austen, but I never identified with that emotion. For me, the present holds so much unbridled potential that I get giddy when I stop to think about all of the things I want to do.
This morning, I met with a local business owner to discuss having a sprinkler system installed. Actually, I was hoping our existing (defunct) system could be repaired – but I didn’t think it was likely.
I was speaking about Airtable the other day. Shocker – I know. As is sometimes the case, the person I was speaking to had not yet heard of Airtable, so I had to pull out my trusty brief description:
“It’s like Excel, but in the cloud, and more of a database tool than a spreadsheet tool.”
Data entry is a pain I’ve written about more than once. Yes, it’s monotonous. Yes, it’s tedious. Yes, it’s prone to human error. Still, sometimes, it’s a necessity. How else are you going to get data into your databases if someone doesn’t enter it?