I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the reset button. Most computer problems can be solved by rebooting. Our heater was malfunctioning and until the repairman could get there, I could keep it going by hitting the reset button. I started thinking about forest fires. We used to think fire was bad, but now that […]
I was excited by the features the Garmin 210 offered, but myu initial faulty unit was a HUGE disappointment. Between terrible signal acquisition and a heartrate monitor that broke almost immediately. Fortunately, the replacement unit has been a lot better.
You’ve all seen the bumper sticker: “If it ain’t grown, it’s mined.” I realized some years ago that this is a powerful metaphor for many things in life and I started to divide people into farmers and miners. I came to this realization when I watched how our neighbor, who owns 23 vacation rentals, maintained […]
George Hartzog, the greatest leader of National Park Service understood that creativity can be crushed in the name of “standards.” He killed the employee handbooks and set his people free.
At over $50,000 a year for an Ivy League education, wouldn’t most kids be better off doing something else with their money? As Mario Botta said, “What are universities, but parking lots for youth?”
The wp-pear-debug brings a few handy debugging tools to Worpdress. If you’re not working in an IDE with full-fledged debugging, this is a must have for any Wordpress developer.
Dropbox has come under fire for not being as secure as we’ve perhaps been led to believe, but Secret Sync and Spider Oak promise more secure alternatives.
Everyone has their favorite Wordpress Plugins. Here are some of my favorites.
Everyone is talking about Omega-3 fatty acids these days. They claim Omega-3s can help with heart and arterial health, improve mood, reduce inflammation and have other beneficial effects. Recent research has called some of this into question, but they are still considered both beneficial and commonly underconsumed, partly because foods that were once high in […]
There is no Drupal 6 module that lets you add a meta noindex to pages tagged with a specific term, but here’s how to do it easily in the theme layer.