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How to simulate your cron environment

When you’re debugging cron jobs, it’s very useful to be able to simulate the environment your crons are running under…

How to post to Instagram from  your desktop

Instagram has just launched a mobile web version of their platform to encourage use by people who haven’t downloaded their…

uiGradients – Beautiful colored gradients

Next time you need a nice gradient background for your HTML, check out uiGradients. Great presentation and selection.

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Compressify: video compression

Want to add a video background to your site, but you need to compress your video? Check out Compressify. Google’s…

sshman demo

A while back I wrote a CLI script that I use to manage connecting via SSH to various servers. I’m…

WebSlides: Create Beautiful HTML Presentations

Next time you’re tempted to open PowerPoint to create a presentation, stop. Don’t do it… Instead, try your hand at creating…

Wings by Niklas Aman

I love the music recommendations I get from Spotify. Having been a premium subscriber since 2012 (maybe longer?), it knows…

Pacemaker – Mashup 30 million Spotify tracks

Ok, I’m sharing this one with you, but I fully expect something in return. Pacemaker lets you create Spotify mashups…

Stripe Atlas: The best way to start an internet business

Stripe Atlas is a turnkey service for starting your new internet business. In addition to setting you up with a Stripe account,…

Pexels Videos

I already love Pexels for their great collection of free stock photos. Now Pexels Videos offers all manner of free…

My favorite iPhone 7 Plus “hidden” feature

If you’re not one to watch Apple Keynote addresses, it’s easy to miss all the cool features available on your…

WordPress Themes for Writers and Curators

Here are three great themes available from WordPress.com. The first two work well for “curated content” style blogs, like this…

Links of Interest – Apple Stuff

Ever wonder how you’d use an iPhone if you were blind? Read about The little-known iPhone feature that helps blind…

Synesthesia – Bethel Music

The other day I was listening to a “chill out” playlist on Spotify. I’d listened to it several times over…

Three Months In – My thoughts on Apple Watch

When Apple Watch was first introduced in 2015, I was still situated firmly in the middle of this xkcd: I…

Podcast Roundup – The Daily, Missing Richard Simmons, and more

Last fall I enjoyed listening to the New York Times’ The Run-Up podcast. It provided an “in-the-newsroom” perspective to last…

Video Teleprompter for iPhone and iPad

This is a great idea. Video Teleprompter is a dedicated app that gives you a teleprompter when you’re recording with…

Links of Interest: Food Edition

This morning I joined a friend for breakfast at First Watch. Looking at their menu reminded me that I need to…

Reflect – Data Visualization as a Service

I’m bookmarking Reflect because I’ve got a webapp I’ve built that could use some nice dashboards with custom reporting. A…

Sortd Smart Skin for Gmail

Use Gmail? Looking for a way to optimize your time in your inbox? Sortd is a nice looking organizational layer…

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