I’ve noticed that debates often have certain arguments tossed in that unfairly discredit the opposing side, not because they carry any validity, but because they were “grabbed” first by one side or the other.
What’s better than dropping your temp tables at the end of every script? Checking for their existence at the beginning of the script and dropping them.
As I was attempting to update my email address in a WordPress blog, it was stuck. A notification said: There is a pending change of the admin email to firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a handy and free tool to check your system’s uptime called “Uptime”. (Clever, no?) It can be downloaded at http://uptimeexe.codeplex.com. While it is very easy to use (just navigate to it in a command window and type “uptime”), it doesn’t give much of an option for formatting the output to include only the days. So, a […]
Recently, I have made a great effort to increase my online privacy. This theme does not have any trackers. No Google fonts, no Google analytics, no FontAwesome fonts, no CDN hosting for code, and no Facebook scripts or trackers. It’s a clean page, except for the Disqus comments, but those are there by my choice, […]
This is an update to a previous post. In another post on this site, it was said that Dropbox Paper is the code storage of choice. This has changed. As of today, I much prefer using Microsoft’s GIT code repository known as: devops.azure.com. The benefits are numerous. Ability to revert back to previous versions Ability […]
The engineers at Microsoft decided that people who want to save screen space are not interested in knowing the date.
Always on the prowl for great techno, I found Pegboard Nerds. Not the most flattering name but really great music.
In C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc, edit Hosts file. For example, to block amazon, do this: https://www.wikihow.com/Block-a-Website-in-All-Web-Browsers
I’ve done this before. When it’s time to quit caffeine, it’s time to quit caffeine.