Tag: how to

  • Paul Graham’s tips for start-ups, curated

    Stelios Constantinides has curated his favourite Paul Graham tips for start-ups in a handy Medium post titled “Paul Graham’s Startup Advice for the Lazy“. Handy reading for entrepreneurs of various shapes and sizes. The best way to increase a startup's growth rate is to make the product so good people recommend it to their friends. […]

  • A great guide to GPL for WordPress developers

    Richard Best has a terrific guide to GPL for WordPress developers along the lines of the famously simple “human readable” Creative Commons license explanations on his site, WP and Legal Stuff, in his post titled “A human readable summary of the GPL“. He actually has two versions, both of which are worth taking a look […]

  • Tips for new Olim moving to Israel

    Our friends have been asking us about our move to Israel late last year so I started preparing a list of tips that have helped us and thought I’d share them. First, a little disclaimer: These tips don’t replace advice you get from the various agencies and Israeli Ministries that have published terrific guides and […]

  • Blog migration, destruction and recovery in 873 easy steps

    This is a story of momentary triumph, devastation and recovery. It was a collaborative effort but the real hero is Nathan Jeffery who you can read more about at the end of this post (so please keep reading). I had two sites a few days ago which I decided to merge into one. The one […]

  • You may have noticed that iPhoto launches automatically when you connect your iPhone to your Mac. iPhoto started launched on my Mac even though my iPhoto settings didn’t enable this. It turns out you need to change your settings in the Image Capture app if iPhoto (or Aperture, as the case may be) has the option […]

  • Very geeky question (for me at least): Is it possible to use something like Github to fork code and then customize parts of it using a form field input? I’m thinking about a sort of Git-powered document/code assembly using form fields to modify parts of the code on demand. Is that possible?

  • You may have heard that Google launched a unified messaging app/service called Hangouts yesterday at Google I/O 2013. Hangouts works in Chrome as an extension as well as within Google+ (which also received a revamp). Interestingly, you can also download the Hangouts app on to your Android and iOS device too (iPhone and iPad). The […]

  • I couldn’t work out how to add emoticons to my messages in Whatsapp. My non-iPhone friends seem to be able to do it and I just couldn’t work it out. This morning Nastassja came into my office and showed me how to do it (boy I felt like a bit of an old fart needing […]