Drive is an interesting books that talks about what motivates us. Dan Pink goes through and talks about a lot of the studies on human motivation and behavior. Showing that the main motivation for people isn’t so much the if you do this you get rewarded if not you get punished. It is actually a […]
An interesting look at what 37signals has done to get incredible speeds out of Basecamp Next
In Ikigai Sebastian Marshall talks about life achievement and his philosophies on both. The main topic of the book is motivation. It’s not so much about the Get Things Done type of motivation as it is about the motivation for living the way you do. Sebastian dives into finding what truly drives your life. To […]
The last couple days I’ve struggled with adding custom rewrite rules to WordPress so that a user can edit settings for their account on the front end. The code and methods are straight forward enough and can be found on the codex page. But I was running into an issue where when I went to […]
People never realize just how important a dog is until it’s too late. In life we get yelled at and cursed and kicked around, but when we’re gone, people wish they had us back.Hank the Cowdog
There was recently a scare over a zero day vulnerability it timthumb timthumb pushed a fix out right away. I’ve seen people posting saying they didn’t know where to look for timthumb.php or if their themes used it so I threw together a quick plugin to find references to timthumb in your WordPress install. The […]
These questions are also why comparisons don’t really make any sense. Julius Caesar was weeping for all the wrong reasons. Alexander and he had different visions, they were looking to build different things in different times. Similarly, it was meaningless for my 17-year-old self to measure myself against a very different person’s desires at a […]
Sugar was a 1 ½ year-old boxer pit bull mix. I found her while taking my neighbors on a tour of the shelter. She had a litter of two-day-old puppies with her in the kennel. She’d had them in the shelter right before I picked her up. It took a little convincing, but Kelly said […]
I found an interesting piece of software tonight. Doggelganger compares an image of your face to a database of adoptable dogs, and identifies the best match for you. If the software truly does do facial comparison on the dogs in the database it could have lots of interesting applications in dog identification.
Really interesting talk on how the fashion industry thrives without patents and copyrights. The video is very relevent to a lot of the news I’ve read about software patents and patent trolls.