Category Archives: Technology

All things tech, mostly Apple.

Make it work


For years when working on projects, both personally and professionally, I’d cripple myself with semantics and best practices. It’s far too common in the development industry to feel bombarded with best practices and receive backlash from the community/workplace when all of those best practices are not your standard. What I have come to learn from this is that, […]

Homestead


In the early years, like most other developers, my local environment was configured with MAMP. There are OS based equivalents, i.e. XAMP and WAMP. It was pretty straight forward, point and click and you have a stable LAMP stack to develop with. I actually haven’t really reached its limits until I starting working on web […]

Don’t be an asshole – pay for software


I along with thousands of others have received an email from Evernote, notifying me that the current plan I’m on will be changing. The change will most likely incur a fee based on my usage. Like a lot of software shops lately, Evernote is rethinking how to prioritize and move their product forward in a […]

Call me a fanboy


I worked at Apple, retail, for a few years in the early 2000’s. One of my first days actually was the iPhone 3G launch, and it was bananas. Good times and the energy of the store was just awesome. Prior to working at Apple and using Mac OS,  I was a pretty hardcore Linux user. The […]

My failed dessert


My problem I needed a centralized repository of all my media, photos and misc data that can be automatically backed up both locally and to the “cloud.” Intended solution I’ve been itching to get back into Linux for years and figured this could be the chance. I doubled down on a Raspberry Pi and some […]