Apple Music

I’m not a music aficionado, I like music playing while I’m working just for the background noise. So switching music streaming services shouldn’t be a big deal. A few years ago I became a Spotify subscriber and although I tried other services I always came back to it. The user-curated playlists and the ability to […]

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Dayle Rees launched a new PhpStorm theme that combines the Material UI theme with his Peacock color scheme.

Back when I used Sublime, Peacock was my favorite theme and I’m happy to see this being integrated with PhpStorm. You can get this theme from the Github repo and it includes all the instructions for getting set up.

Show Your Work

They say reading at night is good for you. It’s relaxing and gets your body ready for sleep. Typically I would agree but not with Show Your Work by Austin Kleon. It was 10 pm, I was tired, ready for bed, and I assumed reading the first chapter would put me right to sleep. I […]

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Book Dust Jackets

I’ve been a digital reader most of my adult life but for the past year I’ve been trying to reduce my screen time and started buying real books. I started out with paperbacks but now I’ve moved into wanting hardcovers because they seem more sturdy and will stay in better condition longer. The one drawback […]

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