Teaching kids fractions

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 […]

Post Kinds, in depth

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.

Now even more IndieWebified

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. The tutorial runs to about two hours, but it was worth watching. It certainly helped […]

A reminder how to use a semicolon

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.

Tips for capturing screenshots on your Mac

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.

Rethinking strong passwords

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.

Is Medium just a RSS reader?

Maybe Medium isn’t a publishing platform. Perhaps it’s really just a fancy RSS reader?

How Instapaper could be an even better research tool

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.

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