Category: General

  • Two things you should never do in WordPress

    With 60K+ plugins available, WordPress pretty much allows you to add any functionality you like. Versatile, but not smart to do just anything in WordPress. Here’s 2 things you should never (want) to do in WordPress. Security I’ll start with the most obvious one and that’s the use WordPress security plugins. Solving bad actors and […]

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  • How to Merge Contacts in one account (for Mac)

    Sometimes it’s the little things going wrong that collectively over time start to become annoying. Contacts spread over various accounts in one such a thing (for me). If that’s you as well, here’s how I fixed it. A couple of assumptions here before you start. You’re living in Apple land; we’re talking Mac and iOS […]

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  • Life is what happens…

    … to you when you’re busy making other plans. It’s a famous quote by John Lennon that proves to be true time and time again. At least for me. Yesterday, I’ve let everyone at Servebolt know I would leave them. I found myself wanting to pursue personal (business) goals that required me to be fully […]

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  • Stop Chrome from hiding full URL

    Chrome 86 adds yet another obfuscation. Slugs are no longer visible and only visible upon hover. Chrome has been trying for ages now to hide the full URL in its address bar – Ominbox in Chrome’s own terminology – and I find it annoying as hell. There are so many reasons for me to always […]

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  • How To: Restart Your Camera in Mac OS X

    Working from home, for most, includes a fair amount of video conferencing. But, what if the camera on your Mac produces No Connected Camera errors and effectively won’t work or has suddenly stopped working with apps like Facetime, Skype, Zoom or Google Meet? Well, you can either go for a full reboot of your computer, […]

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  • Letting go…

    This is just a reminder to let go. To let go of things you’re not going to pursue. Of things that are never going to get the full attention that they deserve. Of things that are cluttering your todo list. Of things that you feel obligated to do because you once thought of them. I’m […]

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  • About mental and physical health

    My working days consist of my sitting behind my computer all day. I’m not sure what the percentages are of people having similar work scenarios, but I’m guessing they’re pretty high. This sedentary work life is something I struggle with. I like being active during the day, but it’s hard to be active when you’re […]

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  • “It’s almost like our unconsciousness is a kind of failure”

    You know I’m all about applying perspective as much as possible when living our daily lives. It’s also one of the topics we frequently discuss with our kids – 10, 16 and 18yo. One of the questions we entertained ourselves with over NYE was about how the world looked / worked before the internet. When […]

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