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 […]Read more "Apple Music"
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.
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 […]Read more "Show Your Work"
The joys of a new year. A time to reflect on what all you accomplished and start planning out those new years resolutions. One of the hardest parts of this process is figuring out what all you did the past year. Sure big events are easy to remember and if you keep a journal then […]Read more "Year In Review Marketing"
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 […]Read more "Book Dust Jackets"
For the past two years, I’ve made the same new years goal, read more books. Both years I’ve failed. I would start off reading every night and a few weeks into the year something would happen to cause me to veer off course. A new side project idea, a new writing project, just to worn […]Read more "Just 20 Pages- A Goal To Read More"
At the end of every year I like to look back and see what all I accomplished. Since almost everything I create and work on is online, generating stats and data is relatively easy. Plus many services are now sending “year in review” emails so it’s all automated. Here are some of this years numbers […]Read more "2015 In Numbers"