I was honored to speak at WordCamp Baltimore today. Here’s a link to my slides and notes from my presentation.Read Post
Man, it’s been many moons since my last blog post. I’m going to break that dry spell and start posting regularly again, and I thought I’d kick off with a quick one. Here’s a link that’s just too good not to share. Open Home Office (YC S17) Raises $7M To Bring Office Distractions To Remote…
WordPress 4.5 added the custom logo feature. It’s pretty nice, and where possible I try to use native WordPress functionality, but the default markup returned by get_custom_logo() isn’t always what I’m looking for. Fortunately there’s a filter included just for this.Read Post
Check out this interview with Ghost founder John O’Nolan. It was interesting to read about the history of the project, but I thought this was a fantastic takeaway –
What’s your advice for indie hackers who are just starting out?
Honestly my single piece of advice would probably be to stop looking for so much advice. Shut the fuck up and go and build something.
I see so many people devouring startup books and blog posts and talking about them incessantly. They try to just endlessly research and talk about what works, because they’re too afraid to actually jump in and do something.
If you feel like you have no idea what you’re doing, well, welcome to the club. None of us have any idea what the fuck we’re doing, and anyone who says otherwise is lying. All of us are just guessing, experimenting, trying things. Not a single one of us was ever “sure” or “ready” or “confident” at any point. At a certain point you just have to jump.
Stop reading. Start building.
Stop reading, start building. No doubt! Well, I’ll never stop reading, but I get the point. 🙂
-via Hacker News
One would have to be a pretty major geek to want to buy a poster of their GitHub contribution heat map… Pretty cool, I think I’m going to get mine in blue! 🙂 CommitPrint – via Hacker News
Last night while browsing the Roots Discourse I came across a cool share by a user who has written a little utility to handle a request he often gets from designers and content creators. User MWDelaney writes – I can’t count the number of times my designers have asked to make a single word in…Read Post
This was a great read, full of sage advice for kids of all ages (and professions). 🙂 My main takeaways – Keep learning, keep growing, stay healthy, be yourself. On Getting Old(er) in Tech, by Don Denoncourt -via Hacker News