Our son is learning fractions at school. He’s finding them a little challenging, so I’ve been trying to help him. On one hand, my math knowledge still seems to be sufficient at his level. On the other, I don’t remember doing this stuff like he does it at school. I found a couple links that…
A WordPress plugin that allows you to easily create a huge variety of social media post types to own your social media life online.
If you’re looking for a detailed guide to Post Kinds, then read Chris Aldrich’s “Post Kinds Plugin for WordPress”. I’ve been meaning to read this article properly for a little while now to help me better understand how to use Post Kinds more effectively on my site.
I spent some time this morning doing a dry run through setting up a suite of IndieWeb plugins on a fresh WordPress installation. Going off of a scant outline I talked for almost two hours describing IndieWeb functionality as I set it all up. Hopefully it will provide a useful guide to newcomers to t…
I just watched Chris Aldrich’s tutorial on how to configure a WordPress site for IndieWeb use. In other words, how to setup your WordPress site as pretty dynamic hub on the Web using a variety of IndieWeb technologies and plugins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsPjdk2-m68 The tutorial runs to about two hours, but it was worth watching. It certainly…
Now and then I feel like I need a refresher on how to use certain forms of punctuation. Today it was the semicolon, which I have abused on multiple occasions.
I often capture screenshots on my Mac. I usually use Skitch but that is more because I didn’t take the time to learn how to use my Mac’s bundled tools more effectively. I found a great article that explains how they work.
My idea of a strong password has been a random string of characters and this xkcd comic seems to say that a random collection of ordinary words may be more secure.
Maybe Medium isn’t a publishing platform. Perhaps it’s really just a fancy RSS reader?
I love Instapaper. It is my “read it later” app and, increasingly, one of my favorite research tools too. I had an idea for how it can be better for research and thought I’d explain how.