First lesson learned on smart home devices. Check if it is 5ghz WiFi capable.
Just a reminder that Capone went to prison for tax evasion.
My unread emails now are just Bitter Southerner articles. I would love a print edition of that site. They have great layout & design that would definitely translate to print.
I’ve thought about making t-shirts for a long time and testing out Teespring with a comment I recently saw that struck a nerve. https://teespring.com/dream-different?pid=370&cid=6532
Anyone know why the new Twitter for Mac doesn’t have search? Or is it just hidden in the UI?
Hey Apple heads—what’s the oldest Apple Watch series I could look for used that I wouldn’t be pissed for buying?
Today is the 2nd day in last 6 months that the low has been below 70°. I can feel the swamp fever lifting.
I’ve been facing my diagnosed anxiety head on for the last 4 years after decades of not. The single biggest lesson so far is to measure progress in weeks, months & now years. I still hear the voice "you’re not doing enough right now!", but now I know to look beyond it too.
While everyone is fawning over the AirPod pros, I just bought a $30 pair (with $10 off flash sale) of wireless earbuds that work just fine. No noise cancellation but for running errands & working around house 👍
Hope you had a happy #TacoTuesday even if it was doctored up crumbles and canned beans.
Time to computer. More specfically, tonight I promise myself to finally grok GitHub Actions so I can write my own. 🐰🕳️
What I like most about this tutorial from @ireaderinokun is how it’s written. So much to learn from. Also inspiring me to look at doing similar with a Gulp task. https://bitsofco.de/how-to-use-puppeteer-in-a-netlify-aws-lambda-function/
Heck with your college game day. I’m going to watch a bunch of elementary school kids compete in Science Olympics at MOSI. It’s the best.
I’ve mentioned in a couple of notes that I applied and have been accepted into the GitHub sponsors program. But I’ve been working on these ideas and tools for a lot longer than that and I would like to complete them. Any sponsorships go towards expediting the timeline.
Quite simply, my goal is to build and document how to get an IndieWeb blog without touching code using Jekyll/GitHub Pages and/or Netlify. Equally with a one-click WordPress installation. All the front end code will be written in simple HTML and CSS with templating language markup that is equally self explanatory.
Full documentation on how all the pieces are put together if you want to tinker. Otherwise, you shouldn’t have to think about it. And if you want to host all of the parts your own, there will be documentation for that as well.
The main work has been done in the Jekyll-IndieWeb project for rewriting the CSS, minus bugs. The next step is to fine tune the HTML and Liquid to be mf2 compliant.
From there, release the beta and hopefully get some feedback while working on documentation.
Meanwhile if I have additional time to commit, I will begin implementing the basic markup and CSS from Jekyll-IndieWeb 2.0 to Permission for WordPress. I’m happy with the defaults I’ve settled on and can always tweak as needed for a dynamic site.
If not, once 2.0 of Jekyll-IW is released, begin that work in earnest.
The term “eating one’s own dog food” or “dog fooding” will be on full display. I will be putting the Jekyll project/theme on my new personal website. I am keeping miklb.com for a playground and open online notebook which will switch to the new theme as soon as it can be installed and be a live work in progress. The personal website is where I intend to post my writing and photos.
Based on my currently available time, I believe:
- beta release November 8
- final release 2 weeks after that baring any major issue arising
- alpha release of Permission December 8
If you would like to help speed up the timeline, every sponsorship, every dollar helps
I want to help as many people have personal websites as want them, removing as many technical barriers as possible. No command line, no FTP clients. Code is there if you want to tweak it, but tucked away just doing its job if not. You can help https://github.com/sponsors/miklb
Ok, just made Agua de Tamarindo from scratch & it’s my new favorite beverage. So many possibilities. Used this recipe <https://mexicanfoodjournal.com/tamarind-water>
I think if you could embed Reminders lists in Notes, I would rethink using both.
All it takes is one person to believe in you.
In some personal news, I’ve been accepted into the GitHub Sponsors program & you can now sponsor my work on my IndieWeb Jekyll & WordPress themes or to work on other open source projects. More details soon.
Behold this beautiful artifact of the web. Etymology of “Foo” https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3092 (note the date)
Well, that was fun while it lasted.
Really like the idea of taking Post-It notes and seamlessly turning them a Trello board. Anyone have experience with the Post-It app? https://blog.trello.com/post-it-notes-app-trello-integration
Looking for an iOS interval timer that allows me to play my own music. Any recommendations?
I think tonight I find out what happens when you put leftover yucca in a waffle iron.
Dear Apple. Please do not ever assume I am going to use Xcode for any file type. Including Ruby files. kthanxbai
What ever you get from mixing Gen X angst, the new Tool, a reciprocal saw and a stand of bamboo I’m about to find out.
By golly I just wrote down my Ybor City Black Beans recipe. Feels weird to write down something you’ve been doing for thirty years.
World’s on fire & I don’t know what I’m doing with my life but a woodpecker finally found my plug feeder & I found a broken in pair of Dickies in the back of the closet. YMMV