Category: General

  • Transactional email alternatives (for Mandrill App)

    Like many of you, I’m sure, I found an email from Mandrill App in my inbox today that explains them merging their service with the parent company MailChimp. I’d be fine with the merge in itself, I love MailChimp, but what I don’t like about this move is this section: Our billing and pricing model […]

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  • Johann Hari: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

    is to say to the addicts in my life that I want to deepen the connection with them, to say to them, I love you whether you’re using or you’re not. I love you, whatever state you’re in, and if you need me, I’ll come and sit with you because I love you and I […]

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  • Stop Giving “Just Honest” Feedback

    “I’m looking for honest feedback”. As someone living in a world of (people working with) open-source software, I see the question above fly by many times a week. By open-sourcing your code, your suggestion, your solution, you are, in fact, looking for honest feedback. And that’s a good thing. It’s what the open-source community thrives […]

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  • Should I blog more?

    I work with WordPress all day. I have been since late 2005. I started using WordPress for what it was supposed to do back in the day: blogging. The more I started discovering the possibilities WordPress gave me, in terms of earning my living with it, the less I started blogging. I’m guessing the decline […]

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  • Liberation of the human mind

    Anarchism, then, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion; the liberation of the human body from the dominion of property; liberation from the shackles and restraint of government. Anarchism stands for a social order based on the free grouping of individuals for the purpose of producing real social […]

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  • What is this Europe you are speaking of?

    With only 20 days left till WordCamp Europe, I thought it’d be good to refresh everyone’s definition of Europe. Everything is relative 🙂

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  • Outlaw Porsche

    I’m a huge fan of the early Porsche 911 and absolutely love what Magnus Walker does customizing those early beauties.

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  • Might isn’t right

    As often as Herman had witnessed the slaughter of animals and fish, he always had the same thought: in their behavior towards creatures, all men were Nazis. The smugness with which man could do with other species as he pleased exemplified the most extreme racist theories, the principle that might is right. Isaac Bashevis Singer […]

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