I was curious about my early online history. The sort of stuff that predates “the Internet knows everything” and ages before “Google knows everything. There was once even a time when “it’s probably on Alta Vista” and “hopefully Yahoo can help” were common statements. I ran NetRunners, a dialup BBS (Bulletin Board System) that was […]
As a Producer, Line Producer and Production Manager in the film & TV industry I need to know about upcoming public holidays when pre-pre-pre-production planning. You’d be surprised how often a public holiday ruins a budget. Anyway, I have a mix of databases, spreadsheets, text files and industry specific software that helps me do my […]
I looked around for an iCalendar listing of Easter dates for a project I was hacking together. I couldn’t find one so I threw it together. In my typical overkill I went all the way out to the year 2299. It’s available on GitHub and also I’ll host and update two calendars covering: Good Friday, Holy […]
Reddit user Zy14rk gave the perfect answer to the question “What’s a DVD?” Comment from discussion Zy14rk’s comment from discussion "What are people using to rip DVD’s these days?". I’m preparing to rip my DVD collection.
Last updated on December 31st, 2017 at 06:32 pm As I write this, news is coming in of another runaway vehicle mowing down pedestrians on a busy street. This time in Melbourne. No details yet other than the police have arrested the driver. If this is an act of terrorism or a tragic accident, there […]
Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:28 am Continuing from yesterday’s post on apple-touch-icon sizes, the best cheat sheet for icon sizes and all other design things is iOS design guidelines by Ivo Mynttinen.
Last updated on May 27th, 2018 at 12:26 am http://stackoverflow.com/a/19933647/5118345 Stack Overflow user felipep posted an answer to the question “What size should apple-touch-icon.png be for iPad and iPhone 4?” His brilliant work is that he updates with all the suggested icon sizes for iOS10, including iPad Pro and every new iPhone and iPad as it […]
Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:32 am Best practise is to use a plugin to add Analytics code to your website, not the options in your theme. When you change themes you lose the code and often the first thing you know about it is a gap in your analytics data. A detailed […]
I’ve created a page for Banned Domains on this server. Any spammers that get through the blocklists will be added to the list. To get off the list comment below. If your comment is spam I’ll add you to a popular blocklist.
Last updated on February 24th, 2016 at 06:30 pm Sorry to those of you whose emails I’m not receiving. Unless I’m receiving them and you’re in the smaller group of people who can’t receive my emails. Unless you’re in a non-intersecting group of people who are connecting to an older server (in which case you […]