Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Protected: test video

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

  • Local WP: Open Site Shell not working on KDE Plasma

    While running Local WP for WordPress development on my KDE Slimbook, I noticed that the Open Site Shell functionality seemed to fail silently, not opening a terminal window. It turns out that Local just assumes we are running GNOME and fires off a call to gnome-terminal behind the scenes, hence the failure. To remedy this,…

  • Synchronizing Sublime Text 2 across machines via DropBox

    either mkdir ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 2/ OR rm -fR ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 2/{Packages,Pristine Packages,Installed Packages} THEN ln -s ~/Dropbox/Apps/Sublime Text 2/{Packages,Pristine Packages,Installed Packages} ~/Library/Application Support/Sublime Text 2/ http://misfoc.us/post/18018400006/syncing-sublime-text-2-settings-via-dropbox

  • WPLDN tomorrow for the first time in MONTHS….

  • WordPress 3.5

    I just updated. Have you?

  • Destructive Rampage

    “Destructive Rampage” Those are two words that every parent wants to hear when they pick their toddler up from nursery, aren’t they? While his mother and I go over what should be done, we turn to our respective social networks for any form of opinion or support. Laura-Jane’s friends came back with well crafted and…

  • My last stock photograph

    For some reason last year I obviously had cause to purchase Istockphoto credits, because I received an email the other day informing me that I had a bunch of them left over and about to expire. Not wanting to take away from working photographers and give to Istock, I  jumped in to look for an…

  • HTML5 quote attribution

    I often come across the situation when working on a client site where I need to mark up a  soundbite. Usually a client testimonial or similar in some kind of business site. The problem I find is that these sorts of testimonial quotes all come complete with their own source references and I’ve struggled to…

  • Standing desk

    I’m pretty sure that most of my back pain stem from being over 6’2″ tall. Most desks / chairs aren’t really designed for people my size and as I spend the vast majority of my waking hours sat working at a desk this can lead to real problems. When I had the luxury of being…

  • Protect your time

    Writing every day – that’s what you’re supposed to do. it doesn’t matter what you write about as long as you just write something. I’m doing my best with it. I’ve actually managed to take a break from motoring through the 3 web dev projects that I have to finish before Christmas and sit here,…

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