Very few people learn the importance of backups before having a stomach churning loss of data at the most inopportune time (right before a presentation or the night before your thesis is due). Some, such as yours truly, need to have multiple hard drive failures before they learn their lesson. Luckily we are now where… Continue reading Backing up files and databases to Amazon S3
I imagine this Harvard Business Review article, “Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are“, hits home for many of us. We’re all just so “busy” these days. “Slammed” in fact. “Buried.” Desperately “trying to keep our heads above water.” While these common responses to “How are you?” seem like they’re lifted from the Worst Case… Continue reading Please Stop Complaining About How Busy You Are
I thought this list from the Harvard Business Review of company mission categories was inspirational: Making the world more beautiful. Making the world more fun. Making the world more efficient and smart. They go on to highlight some billionaires whose companies fit those categories. They all fit my personal mantra (which I think I stole… Continue reading Want to become a billionaire?
I just released my first three of hopefully many widgets for Dashing (the dashboard project released by Shopify). It is also my first time contributing to an open source project. Google Analytics Visitor Count: This is actually a fork of the original widget. I modified it so that I could view the data on multiple… Continue reading New dashboard widgets for Dashing