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So you ran composer as root…

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Composer is a PHP dependency manager that’s used in just about any modern PHP application, and it works similarly to how Bundler works for Ruby. Even though Composer itself gives you a warning about not running it as root, lots of people disregard this warning and run it as root anyway. We run into this issue a lot on my open source asset management project, Snipe-IT, so I figured I’d...

How iOS Helped Me Navigate My Mother to Safety During Hurricane Irma

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about the gigantic hurricane that battered the Caribbean islands and Florida, and continues to travel up the east coast, affecting as far north as the Great Lakes. I live in San Diego, California, clear on the other side of the country, but my family just moved my mother from New Jersey to western Florida a month or so ago. When...

Replace Your iPhone Alerts and Ringtones with Awesomeness for Free

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I recently spent some time replacing all of the alerts and ringtones on my iPhone to be sound FX and music from my favorite NES games, and the quality of my life improved dramatically. I wanted to do this for two reasons, the first being to break the Pavlovian stress reaction I have when my phone makes a sound (“Ugh. Someone’s calling me.” “Ugh. What NOW??”). The...

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I’m a tech geek/dev/infosec-nerd/scuba diver/blacksmith/sword-fighter/crime fighter/ENTP/warcrafter/activist. I run Grokability, Inc, and run several open source projects, including Snipe-IT Asset Management. Tweet at me @snipeyhead or read more

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