A colleague, Ian Stewart, was kind enough to share an email he sent to someone who confessed to using the same password for everything. I think it hits a number of great points and tips on passwords and security best practices, most (all?) of which are outlined in Automattic’s internal docs/handbook. Definitely a good read … Continue reading Let’s prevent you from getting hacked
There are many reasons why working from home can be awesome. No commuting in rush hour traffic, flexible hours (if you find the right gig), your family is right outside the door. But those same reasons can be some of the most difficult obstacles to overcome.
For the past two years I’ve been working remotely from my home office. And now as I quit my safe and secure full-time job to venture into the craziness of building a startup, I’d like to share a few tips I’ve picked up that help me get work done in a world of distractions.
Today marks the first official day of Cucumbertown being my only focus. Up until now it had been a nights/weekends thing while I worked full-time at No Thirst Software. But we need to buckle down and release like crazy as momentum picks up. This is my first foray into the tech startup world, and I’m … Continue reading A new chapter
Photo Credit: Cambridge Brewing Co. on Flickr BrewTrackr is something I’ve been working on for the better part of the year. I’ve been using it to teach myself a bit of PHP, MySQL, and CodeIgniter (a PHP framework). But it’s finally launched – in a private beta for the time being – and it’s very … Continue reading BrewTrackr is launched!
I’ve always had an interest in guerrilla art and social experiments, and wanted to try one myself. This particular one has been in the works for some time now and I’m happy to see it finally coming together. Disposable Photo is both an art project and social experiment. The idea is to leave cameras out … Continue reading Disposable Photo
Yesterday I polished off and submitted my first Tumblr theme – Simple Things. It’s something that has been in the works (more or less) for a couple weeks. If I got a few minutes here or there I would work on it casually. It was actually a lot of fun to work on and I … Continue reading First Tumblr Theme