The Dropbox for Gmail extension for the Google Chrome browser makes it super simple to include Dropbox download links in your Gmail or Google Apps emails.
I came across this WordPress theme a couple years back. It serves one purpose: providing a place to publish your documentation. To use it, simply setup an install of WordPress, install/activate this theme, and start documenting. This one is targeted at a very niche audience — the people who have to write documentation for products. […]
Backchannel pooled the collective impressions of their network on Medium to provide their Apple Watch review chock full of impressions from twenty-five early adopters. Even before the early adopters on Medium began receiving their Apple Watches, they began writing about it. And after they unboxed the devices and strapped them to their wrists, the posts […]
Need to manage multiple Apple devices? Bushel looks up to the task. Bushel is a cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices in your workplace. Designed to make the complex tasks simple so you can focus on business. Source: Bushel | Manage and protect your Apple devices anytime […]
Thesis, Automattic, and WordPress Brian Krogsgard has written a thorough analysis of conflict between Automattic (the parent company of WordPress) and Chris Pearson of DIYthemes (makers of the Thesis Theme). This one has been going on since 2010, and it involves a dispute between the two companies over WordPress’s GPL license and the licensing of […]
My posts here have been in short supply due to a heavy workload in recent weeks. One project I’ve been working on is a set of pages promoting Triad Semiconductor’s Consumer ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuit). My client supplied me with their text and image concepts, and I built page layouts to accommodate their content:
Wanted: SEO Manager for Up and Coming Search Engine Company Did you hear? Google is hiring an SEO Manager to improve its search engine rankings. Considering all the minutia that comes with optimizing your site for search engines, this makes perfect sense to me. How Two Brothers Goosed Google and Turned a Dorm Room Lark into $15 […]
Today’s links of interest share a science theme. The first two are about twins, and they’re both quite long. I recommend adding them to your favorite long form reader. Next check out NASA’s time lapse compiled from images taken by the Mars Opportunity Rover from January 2004 through April 2015. Finally, read about the science […]
So, you’re enjoying your three-month free trial of Apple Music, but you miss your Spotify playlists? The STAMP app aims to solve your problems. Convert your Spotify to Apple Music Playlists automatically without any interaction from your side. Source: STAMP app – import Spotify playlist to Apple Music easily
Sacha Greif helps us understand Meteor’s Client/Server split. One of Meteor’s biggest selling point[s] is the way it blurs the line between client and server. With Meteor, these two environments are no longer separate worlds: they share a common language, and can even share common code! But that blurring of lines comes at a cost: […]
Fascinating look at the Civil War featuring before and 150 years later photos. The women who dug the graves, the kids who watched the largest battle in US history – and the slaves forced to help fighters at the front. 150 years after the last shots were fired, Guardian photographer David Levene travelled across the […]
I was able to find some extra disk space on my Mac by cleaning up two out of three of Three culprits that were eating up my Mac’s disk space. Handy reference!
This is a great reference for learning how to use the command line.
Fluency on the command line is a skill often neglected or considered arcane, but it improves your flexibility and productivity as an engineer in both obvious and subtle ways. This is a selection of notes and tips on using the command-line that I’ve found useful when working on Linux. Some tips are elementary, and some are fairly specific, sophisticated, or obscure. This page is not long, but if you can use and recall all the items here, you know a lot.