I’ve been a smoker for 20 years. My mom has smoked since she was 16, and her mother smoked since god knows when before she died of smoking-related health problems. My mother is currently headed down the same path, with a brain aneurism and massive circulatory problems in no small part due to her smoking…
As some of you know, I quit my job recently. I started there as a senior developer 6 years ago, and left as CTO, with stops along the way as Director of Technology and VP of Technology. Now I find myself faced with a choice. Do I try to find another CTO gig, or go…
I recently posed this question on Twitter, and some of you took the time to reply, so I wanted to share some of your responses here.
Popular social media management system Buffer has confirmed that they’ve been compromised, with weight-loss SPAM being sent from customer Twitter and Facebook accounts. Here’s what you need to do to keep your accounts (and potentially your customer accounts) safe.
I wear an 8GB USB flash drive on each ear as earrings. I have for years, and they always get a lot of attention – at tech conferences, sure, but I mean everywhere. In the elevator in my office building, on the train, at social events, you name it.
When I talk about risk as it relates to web applications, people usually assume I’m talking about hardening applications from hackers, spammers and other ne’er-do-wells. While malicious attacks are absolutely a non-trivial part of risk management, there’s a lot more to it that’s just as important.
I’ve been on a Fitbit kick for a few months now, and have spent quite a bit of time getting to know the Fitbit One, which I really love. After I lost my second one, however, I started to think that maybe I should get a Fitbit Flex instead, since they’re harder to lose, being…
If you’re a fan of The IT Crowd, you’ve probably fantasized about playing the same trick on your co-workers as Roy and Moss play on Jen. The good news is, now you can.
The internet is fucking amazing. I’m sure you already knew that, but the gravity of just how fucking awesome it is smacked me across the face this week in a way it hasn’t in a long time.
Wordify is a fun little OSX app that takes any photo from your hard drive and converts it into word art (like in the header image above). It’s a single-purpose app that does what it says, but with a few more features could be really exceptional.