Category: Useful Things

  • Quitting Firefox

    The opposite in fact. I've started using Firefox again and found myself cursing multiple times after hitting Meta-Q and quitting instantly. Chrome had a feature to require me to hold down Meta-Q to quit so a quick finger slip didn't kill my work. In Firefox, you can visit about:config and search for browser.showQuitWarning, then toggle […]

  • Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi

    Here’s a handy how-to for building a homemade homebrew setup with Linux, Python, and the Raspberry Pi. Source: Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi I really want to put together something like this.

  • Global Entry and TSA Pre-Check

    Global Entry and TSA Pre-Check

    Global Entry is a trusted traveler program offered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. If you’re able to pass a background check, interview process, and willingness to pay $100, you get five-years of inclusion in this program that offers two main benefits for me: Accelerated customs processing Accelerated airport security via TSA Pre-Check and others […]

  • Code is Poetry… and Warm!

    The WordPress swag store added a couple of products yesterday. A Wapuu Christmas ornament and, my personal favorite, the “WordPress Ugly Holiday Sweatshirt“, which I don’t think is ugly at all. I’ve been eager to see this in production since Nick Hamze first teased it on his site in October and it is finally available […]

  • The Power of

    The Power of

    I’m guessing they just wanted a quick and easy way to make a functional and beautiful website, which is kind of the whole idea of WordPress. Source: Amazon Silk on | Matt Mullenweg Via Twitter, I stumbled upon this 2011 post from Matt sharing that the Amazon Silk Browser’s blog is hosted, for free or […]

  • Two Factor Authentication with Jetpack

    Two Factor Authentication with Jetpack

    Over the summer, I wrote up a quick one-file plugin to force site administrators to use Jetpack’s Single Sign-On via, specifically with two-factor authentication1. It was closed-sourced initially, for no other reason than it was experimental and didn’t want to make a promise it was coming without it being proven. Without further ado, I […]