Have you ever been in a meeting and you made a work-related joke, and you thought to yourself, “You don’t work hard enough to make that kind of joke….”. I’ve come to realize I’m frequently that guy…😅
I wanted to reach out and leverage my network in pursuit of my next engineering leadership role. The ideal role, and one where I feel I can contribute the most value, would be one that would allow me to leverage my 20 years of web application development in the traditional backend LAMP stack (think PHP-…
My first blog post in a long time, I reflect on what motivates me and how I strayed from that over the past few years.
Modern web development can push a system past normal everyday limits. This is a quick fix for one you may run into…
While the pandemic, lockdown, and related concerns are peak on our minds, we need to also keep in mind not just our physical health, but overall as well.
Though the sting and specter of looming layoffs is still fresh for everyone, and news about the pandemic seems gloomy, I think we can all use a bit of a note of positivity.
I just wanted to share this simple thing I learned about GNU Screen and also get some of my quirkiness out this morning before starting real work. 😀
The mildly interesting story of upgrading to PHP 7.4 leading to a password issue with Nextcloud 18.
Laptop makers have long shortchanged AMD-based offerings. Read on to find out how they can avoid common mistakes that limit the potential of their products.
The one trick Oracle doesn’t want you to know!
This may be one of the most frustrating things I’ve had to deal with.
Trying out the ActivityPub plugin for federated social media sharing.
No longer a mishmash of dreams, scribbled notes, and vainglorious aspirations, I’ve finally started my own company!
The exciting world of self-hosted server administration brings me back upgrading my version of PHP finally!
I woke up this morning to Intuit’s status alerts blowing-up my phone due to a severely large number of service outages related to their developer portal. After the 20th-or-so notice within a few minutes, I figured I should have gotten the message…
Despite many sites espousing WhatsApp and its usage of Opus for audio messages, I am unable to actually send an Opus file through WhatsApp that is playable within the app itself.
Over at #aomedia on FreeNode, I saw a link (above) posted to this neat blog showing the effectiveness of replacing animated GIFs with AV1 videos. While the general idea of using true video formats to replace short GIF animations has been implemented, with the industry support for AV1 and its clear superiority over other existing…
A beautiful sun dog I saw in Pickerington
While online retailers struggle to maintain profit with increasing competition, this one tactic is a sure sign they are going to lose customers.
antirez, developer on Redis, shares an “easter egg” in the spirit, and perhaps in lamenting the loss of, traditional hacking.